Backstory When things finally calm down and we can interact, the time will come when you are together with a friend or relative who has recently lost a loved one. It may be the time for words of comfort and encouragement. Or perhaps this is the time for less advice and more listening, with your […]
Backstory I was reading about Eleanor Roosevelt, a woman to admire. She once said, “Today is the oldest you’ve ever been, and the youngest you’ll ever be again.” It made me remember the time I wrestled with that concept. Here’s the story. Youngest I Will Ever Be The fair is in town and I’m trying to decide whether to go. […]
(Updated) Backstory This story has been a favorite with listeners since it first appeared in 2009. We repost it, once a year. It seems to resonate with people’s personal experiences. Prepare to bring back memories. Click to listen or follow below to read. A Reason, a Season, a Lifetime #456 People come into your life […]
Backstory With more than seven decades of dreams to explore, I was having a good time remembering enjoyment, embarrassment, delight, disappointment and temporary devastation. I had plans. Some worked out. Some made God laugh. Thinking about how my dreams have changed led to this story. Click to listen or follow below to read. Today’s Dream […]
Backstory Decisions, decisions. Many of our friends seem to be facing a fork in the road. They are furiously weighing pros and cons as they try to decide – what next. In sympathy, this story was written. Click to listen or follow below to read. Balancing Mind and Body – #710 As we move along […]
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.