Our world can be very cruel, and so often we don’t know what sorrows others may be carrying. When we spread kindness, it can heal a wounded heart, or give someone the courage to continue moving forward, or simply let another know we care. We all need kindness, whether we’re struggling or not. We need … Read More
Too Many Hearts Are Breaking Again!
I don’t understand what makes a human being want to create unspeakable violence towards others! Last night in Las Vegas, hundreds of people innocently went out to enjoy a country music festival. Nearby, in a hotel room on the 32nd floor, a man with an arsenal of weapons, began shooting toward the crowd, through a … Read More
A New Time of Fear and Sorrow
So many people are feeling a sense of foreboding right now! Fear and sorrow aren’t new, but it’s pretty pervasive at the moment. That’s why I’m re-sharing this post that I wrote 6 years ago. I hope that in some small way it will be comforting. Here it is: We all have those times when … Read More
The Tragedy of Hatred!
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
There’s Help Available When You’re Really Hurting!
Sometimes life just feels really hard! I want to be sure that you know there are options if you’re feeling desperate. There’s a National 24 hour Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. Help is there no matter what time of day or night you might need it. You can also call 911 to have local emergency help. … Read More
Not Everyone Is Full of Holiday Cheer
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