Who in the World Holds the Key to your Happiness?

Where are you on the happiness scale? Do the days that you experience joy and happiness outnumber the days you feel sad, depressed or overwhelmed? Or are those happy days a little few and far between lately? Admittedly, life doesn’t always turn out the way we planned. Sometimes it’s hard not to get just a…

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How to Avoid the Most Organic Way to Fail


We didn’t intend to fail, but we did it again. My husband and I will be spending a long weekend in the garage. No, that’s not our version of being in the “dog house,” but it might as well be. WE’VE BEEN HERE BEFORE At least once a year we look at each other and…

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How Your Best Thinking Can Make You Blind


We all have a thinking problem. Even those of us who feel we have an open mind, have trouble seeing things as they really are. The phenomenon that so often gets in the way of our being able to see the truth is called confirmation bias. It’s our natural tendency to look for data that…

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The Blessing of Beginnings, Endings and a New Day

New Day

Have you ever considered what an awesome blessing there is in a new day? The dawning of the sun heralds not only another day, but a new start, a fresh slate, and renewed hope. GOD KNEW THAT WE’D NEED BREATHERS AND RESTARTS It’s interesting to me that the first thing the Bible records God doing…

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Is He acting out MORE just to punish ME?

acting out

Sometimes we wrongly accept the blame for our husband’s acting out. Maybe you’ve even been told it’s your fault because you’ve put on weight, let yourself go, or haven’t felt like “pleasuring” him lately. It’s not unusual to get sucked into that rationale and begin to feel like it really is your fault. But, as…

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