Dearest Father in Heaven, Thank you for giving us hope and a future. Help those who struggle with grief and brokeness. Help those who are first responders: police, firemen, soldiers and others who step into danger daily. Help us understand the direction you want us to go....forgive our thoughtlessness and confusion. Heal our land, my … Continue reading September 11 Remembered
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?
It's been a nail-biting time. It's been a sleepless time. It's been an "Oh God, please....Oh God, please..." time. I've been writing about relationships and life, giving you lists and lessons on marriage and family. My husband was diagnosed with cancer two weeks before my father died of it. I will not lie—the last nine … Continue reading Type A Coping List
No one willingly walks into a trap. This Type A Lady finds herself doing it over and over again, however. The bait is just so ...tempting. I step in without thinking. Here's a little lesson on avoiding traps scattered about our life trails. Trust me. I've had to learn the hard way. I've got lots … Continue reading Don’t Take the Bait
We can't legislate fulfillment any more than we can force it. Fulfillment comes only when we look into the loving eyes of our creator and listen to His voice saying gently: "You are mine." "I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness." - Jeremiah 31:3
I'm a pretty good talker. Ask my mom. She always says I came out of the womb talking and have never stopped since. I accomplish a lot by moving my mouth. I've been a singer and dancer from an early age. Musical Comedy is my special forte. I've been a motivational speaker since the 1970s. … Continue reading M is for Mouth
My dearest readers, I've missed you for the last couple of weeks. I can sum up my absence in one word: Life. Life isn't perfect and neither are we. Life includes trips to emergency rooms, problems, challenges, work, play, chores , delays, deadlines (which I sometimes miss) and heartache. Life calls us to muddle through … Continue reading The Imperfect Path to Perfect Places