When my mother died, she divided her estate equally between my brother and me. She specifically assigned valuable items but didn’t mention my father’s journals. (He died 25 years ago.) I took them with me before I sold my share … Continue reading
Posted in Reading
Tagged accountability, anxiety, Childhood memories, depression, estate, family, Family Heirlooms, gifts, journals, memories, mental health and wellness, mental illness, problem solving, query, support system, transference, triggers, What would you do ?
A pastor breathed life into the phrase “He’d give you the shirt off his back” when he gave this unsettling challenge to his church: “What would happen if we took the coats off our backs and gave them to the … Continue reading
Posted in Charity
Tagged blessed, challenge, character, charity, cheerfully, church, coat, community, fashion, gifts, God, inclement weather, kindness, leadership, prayer, pressured, proverty, Random act of kindness, The Gift of Giving, winter
Every year, I send my adult daughter a check for her birthday and Christmas. She told me she prefers cash to other gifts. But she never, ever acknowledges them or thanks me. This has been going on for years! I … Continue reading
Posted in Reading
Tagged acknowledgment, budget, children, communication, conversation, encouragement, entitlement, finances, gifting, gifts, goals, gratitude, healing, hope, parenting, self reflection, thank you, What would you do
Do not underestimate the power of prayer. Slowing down long enough to consult your Creator, your angels and your guides could establish the sense of peace you’ve been searching for. Set up a meditation corner in your home and ground … Continue reading
Posted in Reflections
Tagged angels, communication, gifts, God, grace, happiness, hopeful, inspiration, knowledge, learning, life, love, mediatation, miracles, peace, postive thinking, prayer, purpose, solitude, universe
It’s been a rough year. The pandemic. Police violence. Racial justice protests. Economic devastation. Wildfires. A turbulent election. The pandemic. More than a quarter-million Americans have died of COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus. People have lost jobs and … Continue reading
Posted in Moment of Truth...
Tagged communication, gifts, God, grace, happiness, hopeful, inspiration, journey, knowledge, learning, life, love, miracles, mysterious, postive thinking, purpose, serendipities, signs and wonders, thank you, unexpected