My Holiday Wish for You!

December 22, 2016blessings, frustrations, happiness, holidays, sadness, stress

It’s that time of the year again, when our thoughts turn toward family, friends, good food, and holiday gatherings.  We have specific images and thoughts in our minds about how we want our celebration to be.  We want it to be very special!  We want it filled with breathtaking beauty, abundant happiness, and lots of … Read More

The Tragedy of Hatred!

June 13, 2016anxiety, change, fears, grief, sadness, sorrow, violence

The senseless tragedy in Orlando has left us all with heavy hearts.  It’s hard to imagine a hatred so strong, that it could lead a human being to take the lives of so many totally unknown, innocent people.  My mind wants to push away the thought.  I don’t want that kind of hatred to even … Read More

Not Everyone Is Full of Holiday Cheer

December 15, 2015anxiety, depression, holidays, sadness, sorrow

This time of year can be so joyous, but it can also be a time filled with sorrow and emotional pain. The media shows only one side, and that is painted with almost unattainable perfection. Not everyone is ready for the various celebrations of the holiday season. Many are dealing with serious illness, financial worries, loneliness, … Read More

Appreciate the Moments of Your Life!

December 3, 2014change, connections, focus, frustrations, happiness, love, relationship issues, sadness

I so often encourage people to appreciate all the moments that they’re given, because life can change in an instant.  Our family has learned that the hard way, as we’ve gone through many traumatic times together.  We’ve had loved ones battle cancer and other serious health crises, and grieved unexpected family losses from tragic accidents … Read More