My Angel’s Name is Dorie

The phone rang twice before the melody of my aunt’s soft, joyful voice brought a hint of relief to my ear. “Grand Central Station,” she answered, her words teasing a smile to the corners of my trembling lips.

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My Son, My Teacher

Perhaps we all believe that our children should grow up to be "perfect"... to go to college, get married, have children, be successful… and from such we will reap great joy. I certainly believed that.

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How to Let Go of the Past to Avoid Holiday Crazies!

Here’s Something New to Feel Good About Today! “Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” Anonymous Does the thought of family holiday gatherings make you feel anxious? It could be time for you to do some letting go. For many of us...

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Be Grateful, Be Happy

Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today! “I wonder if gratefulness is the bridge from sorrow to joy, spanning the chasm of our anxious striving. Freed from the burden of unbridled desires, we can enjoy what we have, celebrate what we’ve attained, and appreciate the familiar. For if we can’t be happy now,...

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Clear Your Space, Inside and Outside

Here’s Something New To Feel Good About Today!   If there be righteousness in the heart, there will be beauty in the character. If there be beauty in the character, there will be harmony in the home. If there be harmony in the home, there will be order in the nation. If there be order in the nation, there will be peace in...

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My Prayer, Make A Fresh Start

Here’s Something New To Feel Good About Today! “I didn’t see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter...

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