1. No Need to Bawl and Beg

    I often have to remind myself that my Creator, I call Him God, has already seen my heart’s needs even before I cry them out to Him… maybe before I even know that need… and that He is already preparing the answer. It’s like how my mom set aside special things for my wedding even before I had …Read More

  2. Does God Answer Prayers?

    I read over 2000 true stories to select 101 for Chicken Soup for the Soul, Answered Prayers. From those amazing, inspirational stories I learned that God does always answer prayers…with, “Yes,” “ No,” or “Not Now.” If you are like me, I had determined that if I didn’t get what I was …Read More

  3. Happily, Ever Laughter!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvA4BwaQaco Happily, Ever Laughter! The Emergency Room supervisor rushes to the Emergency Room driveway just as the frantic dad drives up and jumps out screaming, “The baby is coming!” The competent nurse opens the passenger door to see the mom leaning back in the…Read More

  4. If You are What You Eat, Then I’m Corny

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cr1hpAHJSok If You are What You Eat, Then I’m Corny If you are what you eat, then I’m corny…hot buttered pop corny that is, with lots of real butter and extra salt. When we were poor, young, married students, my hubby and I gobbled my homemade hot buttered popco…Read More

  5. Take a Walk. No, Really, Take a Walk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Af7FQ1mYxdQ Take a Walk. No, Really, Take a Walk I’m great at making up excuses not to exercise. But it’s hard to make excuses for not walking. It’s free. You can do it anywhere! It’s a great time to share time with your friends and family. (And a great way to…Read More

  6. You’re Always in the Limelight

      You’re Always in the Limelight At first, I thought my message, “We are always role modeling whether we want to be or not,” was for parents, but now I know it is for everyone, because indeed, we are all always role modeling. No matter how old you are, those younger than you are watching…Read More

  7. Are We Really Making a Difference?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4DnJhGthq4 Are We Really Making a Difference? With all the poverty and suffering all over the world, it’s easy to wonder sometimes whether our donations are really making a difference. These statistics show that indeed they are! The quality of life, even in the wor…Read More

  8. Want to Be Happier and Healthier? Volunteer!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sd3vRjGWCAg Want to Be Happier and Healthier? Volunteer! Volunteering is not only good for others, it’s good for you!  The health benefits are huge. Research proves that people who volunteer have lower stress, less depression, fewer physical limitations, and they l…Read More

  9. Mind Your Mind!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhz4MsXdDHI Mind Your Mind! There is a lot in the media these days about being physically healthy, but what about mental health? And what is it really? Take a deep breath and read this definition from the World Health Organization: Mental health is a state of well-b…Read More

  10. Time for Mental Floss

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3fvdxP1syA Time for Mental Floss Reality TV shows and professional organizers attest to the amount of clutter we cram into our lives. My basement is living proof that we are accumulators.  Just like my basement, our minds can become cluttered too. Mind debris gets i…Read More