Backstory I can remember the day I turned to God, begging Him to give me a sign about which way I should go. I was facing a big decision with seriously conflicting pros and cons. I heard a voice in my heart reassuring me and promising, “When it’s right, you will know.” And I did. […]
Backstory We live in very rural Virginia. Of the folks our age, many were born and raised here and married their high school sweethearts. I was wondering what it felt like to have the same partner through all the different phases of life, as they did. That led to this story. Click to listen or […]
Backstory What do you do about things you don’t like? Do you speak up, feeling you have a right to have things the way you want them, or do you swallow your annoyance and put up with it? Debating the best approach one day, this story evolved. Click to listen or follow below to […]
Backstory It makes me so happy to share this story with you. I think you will hear the joy in my voice when you listen. My dear friend Joan was the catalyst for a life-changing decision. I am so grateful to her for speaking up. But you’ll find out for yourself. Click to listen or […]
An acquaintance was bemoaning that she was starting the new year without a romantic love. She felt sad about it. So we started talking about the love that she DID have, rather than the one she lacked. What a revelation. She found she was surrounded with a love she had not recognized.
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. […]