Thriving Relationships..

Is there a common thread in thriving relationships and marriages? I recently stumbled across what I consider to be a strong common denominator worthy of consideration: distilled down to one word it’s – BUILDING. It could be a hobby or a business, constructing a house or designing a garden. It could be sharing a passion…

The rise of anxiety and the decline of faith.

I read two articles recently about subjects that surely have to be related. The first article, (The Lonely Burden of Today’s Teenage girls, WSJ, Aug 15, 2019) was about the rise in anxiety and depression among young women.  The statistics are absolutely alarming: “In 2011, the American College Health Association reported that 31% of female…

INTENTIONAL LIVING

  Having a 2 1/2 pound puppy scampering around the house for the past 2 1/2 weeks has crystalized the importance of being intentional about what I’m doing so as to increase Daisy’s chances of success and decrease the possibility of accidents or problems. I realized this morning that this heightened level of intentionality and…

Staying plugged in.

I took a few minutes yesterday to run the vacuum in our townhouse. I was in a bit of a rush, because I wanted to “hit” all of the rooms before my husband walked through the door.  I was preoccupied and in a hurry so I kept accidentally pulling the plug out of various outlets…