I did not read the book, A Man Called Ove, but I did see the movie based upon it called A Man Called Otto, starring Tom Hanks. I recently watched it again and enjoyed it even more. Some critics didn’t like it and only saw a grumpy old man. In my opinion, they missed […]
Don’t react from an emotional state. Instead, take a step back and respond.
We recently went to Silver City, New Mexico, to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. The location is quite pretty, but the town is rough around the edges and doesn’t have customers in mind. The dying downtown closed at 5:00 pm on Friday and wasn’t open on Sunday. Um, that doesn’t work! Most businesses shut […]
YOUR HEALTH Many of you have followed my health journey. To recap, my body’s ability to regulate body fat stopped working five years after a variant of Lyme disease attached my brain. Out of all my health issues, this one has been extremely frustrating for me. Never in a million years did I think […]
When you panic, you add to the problem. Stay calm and breathe!
For years, I’ve been encouraging people to stay healthy and fit because if we don’t use our heart, muscles, and core strength, we will lose it. Simple, every-day-tasks can become problematic if we lose our physical health. The same rings true for our mental health, and I fear between technology and COVID, we may […]
Romans 12:21 is a good reminder that the only way we combat all the wrong in the world is by doing what is right.
God may have created us in His image, but we are flawed beings. Until He returns, we are imperfect, and we will make mistakes. One of the biggest blunders we will commit is hurting each other, thus the need for forgiveness. Forgiveness is a two-sided coin and involves the person who caused the harm […]
Be intentional with what you allow in your mind and put in your mouth!
Perhaps you have not struggled to understand humility, but I have. For the longest time, I thought humility meant diminishing my gifts and hiding my greatness so as not to come across as arrogant. At a young age, I learned to deflect any compliments, and went as far as putting myself down in order […]