The real meaning of Christmas Jesus Manger scene

What Christmas Means To Me

After all is Said and Done, it’s Still Jesus. Christmas can be crazy and chaotic, but it is also a beautiful and meaningful time of year. I like listening to the classic carols, looking at lights and elaborate decorations, and I also love time together with family and friends. I remember making wish lists as…

How to give a gift that matters

How to Give a Gift that Matters

A Few Holiday Giving Tips to Help You Figure it Out.  Giving gifts at Christmastime is a beautiful tradition.  There is truly something special about expressing our love for one another with a special holiday gift. However, I think many people would agree with me when I say, gift-giving has gotten out of control.  In…

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You Can Be Twenty-Five Percent Happier

Let’s be honest. Sometimes life is really hard. We feel broken, lonely, shamed, hopeless. It’s hard to find the positive in anything. And why should we even bother to try? Everything is just messed up. What if there was something you could do about it? How to Be 25% Happier Trust me, I’ve had my…

Woman reflecting on her broken heart

Getting Over A Broken Heart – 6 Steps To Healing

6 Steps To Healing A Broken Heart A lot of people read my blogs, not because I’m such a great blogger, but because the topic touches right where we live. Just about everyone reaches out to be loved, but love is full of risks. To love is to be vulnerable and therefore easily hurt by the…

Survivor of Suicide Loss

To Survivors of Suicide Loss

If you have lost someone to suicide, I am deeply sorry for your loss. The traumatic experience of losing a loved one to suicide, is very different than losing a loved one in any other way.  There are feelings and emotions that will be unique to this journey that you are on. And, undoubtedly, this…