Are We Built For This?

Despite all of the doom and gloom going on in the world, I still need to read the news.  While before, I would often read the news to stay informed…I am now reading the news to look for lights…rays of hope…in the midst of all this chaos that is impacting all of us.  As I…

Resting Doesn’t Mean Sleep. It Means Whatever Soothes Your Soul

Tonight, I am just going to wish everyone a good night of rest.  Many of you I am friends with have been tired and run ragged lately.  I’m there with you and while I wish we were talking about happier things…we will get through this together. Maybe there is truth to the phrase, “Misery loves…

Unspoken Thoughts

I know all of us, every single one of us out there in the world, has thoughts that they don’t always share with others.  There are so many things so many of us keep to ourselves.  Some days we handle them just fine.  Other days…well…other days they just really weigh on us. The past couple…

If Only We Could See Ourselves The Way Others Do

Why do we struggle so hard to view ourselves the way others do? The other day, I made a new friend.  I connected with someone who, prior to this week, I had only “spoken with” via responses to each other’s Facebook posts.  We had never had a one on one conversation prior to this week…

You Find Out Who Your Friends Are

When my brother died, someone said to me, “In the next few months, your address book is going to change…and you will know who your real friends are.”  They also said I would make friends that I never imagined having.  They were right.  Over the year that followed my brother’s death, I had friends who…