The Break Up

As a young girl (of about 8 or so?), a few of my brothers and sisters hid under my parents bed, and when I went into my folks room to find my mom one of them reached out and grabbed my feet.  Of course, they all thought it was hysterically funny and I'm sure broke into immediate laughter.  … Continue reading The Break Up

911 – What’s your emergency?

The other day, my oldest daughter and I were practically rolling on the floor laughing!  She had one of those moments when she realized ... gasp ... that she is becoming more and more like her mom.  Hey, we've all had those moments - and not all of them are funny.  But this one was!!  Hysterical … Continue reading 911 – What’s your emergency?

The Valley of Dry Bones and Failures

Do you have a 'valley of dry bones' in your life?    Passions and aspirations that once inspired you but are now dead and decomposed, their sun-bleached bones discarded into the dump heap? I do!  Over the years, I've had many hopes and dreams that seem to come for a season (nearly overtaking me in their power and … Continue reading The Valley of Dry Bones and Failures

Staying Positive In Difficult Times

This post was originally published under an older blog of mine in July 2011, just one month before I received a new job offer! Funny thing is that those very lessons I was learning back then (about guarding my thoughts and minding my tongue) are just as important today as they were then.  I enjoyed … Continue reading Staying Positive In Difficult Times