Backstory The lady next to me was wringing her hands. She had a “woe-is-me” look on her face and was obviously troubled. When she began sharing her problems, most seemed fixable or at least not worth drama. The interaction inspired these suggestions Click to listen or follow below to read. Worry – #196 Why is […]
(Edited 3-24-19) Backstory Remember the days when “Party” was a call to arms? All aboard, and the louder the music, the better. Then we kind of settle down. Favorite get-togethers involve smaller crowds, family; people whose company we enjoy. After that comes the time when you may decide not to accept every invitation. It gets […]
“You make me happy.” It’s often said, when you have someone with whom there is mutual love and respect. When you find yourself smiling as you think of someone, you can’t help but assign happiness to them. Yet the true source of happiness comes from inside. We make the decision every day whether to be happy or not; whether we realize it or not. This story is about the happiness that comes from within.
(Updated January 13, 2019) Backstory In simpler days, people pretty much stayed who they were and where they were. If you were a farmer, you stayed on a farm. An attorney remained in the law. A nurse kept caring for patients. Today, the marvel of available education allows us to decide who and where to […]
Every day is a new adventure. Totally unexpected things can occur that you could never imagine or expect. Someone new is dropped into your life. An opportunity presents itself. You get a new chance to use your God-given gifts and skills. Something you’ve been seeking pops up where you least expect. You get a new understanding that gives you better insights. Every day is such an adventure. Here are some thoughts
Backstory It didn’t happen just like that. There was a lot leading up to it. Joan had been in the presence of my fiancé and me for years – on vacations, on outings and at home. She was a careful observer. Now, it turns out, she was about to become a tentative adviser as well. […]