I already know who wins..

My husband recorded an important game that he missed on TV because we were out of town. I had heard who won, but kept that information to myself as he had requested. Once we were settled back at home, he sat down to watch the event. For several hours he willingly went on the rollercoaster…

Toxic “Togetherness”

There is a mental and physical price to pay for long term exposure to negativity, anger, fear and hate…and when it’s woven into our social circles and daily interactions with others, the cost is even higher. It wasn’t that long ago that I was not only a daily consumer of toxicity but a conduit for…

Post Its from Heaven

Every so often when the kids were little, I’d tuck a little note of encouragement into their lunch pails, ditto for my husband..   (minus the lunch pail of course.) I believe God reaches out to us in a similar way with little messages that let us know He’s near and that He cares. Here’s my…

Running to the Bench..

If you watch little kids playing on a playground, they all seem to follow the same pattern.  They’ll run around, play on the equipment and chase their friends with abandon. What they will also do is run back to mom or dad every so often to “touch base.” This quick interaction reassures the child that…

Need a Hug?

Did you know that most Americans need an average of 2-4 feet of “personal space” to feel comfortable as compared to Latin Americans who need just about 1-2 feet? Experts say that his privacy wall has led to collective touch depravation. We have gotten to a point in our society where there is so much…