I’m sad! I don’t think she likes me. Drat! I am so stupid! I made a mistake. Poop! I forgot where I put my keys. Darn! I think I’m gaining weight. Sigh! He didn’t even notice all the work I did. Boohoo! That didn’t turn out the way I wanted it to. Geesh! Keep it … Continue reading Canceling my Pity Party
My Sunday hike by the flooding Mississippi got me thinking. We all experience floods in our lives: unexpected situations which sweep through our lives, uprooting routine and confusing our plans. Sometimes all we can do is hold on, tread water... and pray. We can be flooded with fear, flooded with pain, even flooded with joy. … Continue reading Tips to Deal With Life’s Floods
I couldn’t take notes fast enough. Craig Hill’s dynamic presentation, “Supernatural Relationships” was burning up my CD player. Wowsers! —Was I ever convicted! I figure if I can relate, so can you. My hubby and I don’t always communicate well. Same with my kids. We need help. Here’s what I’ve learned from “Supernatural Relationships” (In … Continue reading Talking without Turning Off
Brad and I celebrated 35 years of marriage today. -Not much hoopla, just a walk on the beach. That was enough. My 35 year marriage is a product of God and a choice, a choice to stay married. Brad and I have stumbled along this walk and powered through some tough stuff just like everyone … Continue reading 35th Anniversary – My Sloppy Love List
I’m going to get serious about my sloppy love life today. I’m talking about loving when life gets tough. Here’s my Serious Sloppy Love List. What is love? —Love is digging deep when you’ve been hit hard. I usually walk fast. My husband meanders. I hit the hospital pavement at a clip and was through … Continue reading My Serious Sloppy Love List
Give me a break. Yech! The pressure is on. Valentine’s Day is coming. The reason I know is I listened to “Love Boat - The Valentine Special”. This cutie love drove me crazy. -Good thing I had dishes to wash. I wiped the counter watching a Hallmark “Month of Love” movie. Burning questions overtook me … Continue reading My Sloppy Love Life
What's the biggest problem facing your high school students today? I was working with the Faith Family Resource Center to create a series of parental programs to help children succeed in high school. Being a good little journalist, I decided to do a little investigative reporting to find out from school staff members exactly what … Continue reading What’s the Biggest Problem Facing Your High School Students Today?