Even though communication, or lack of, is one of the biggest culprits for divorce; finances/money have to be in the top 105. When someone has been taking care of themselves and budgeting for themselves for a period of time, it sometimes can be difficult when one becomes two and that has to be one. You […]
Pro Bono and Family!!!
Baking and cake decorating is my relaxation therapy as well as a hobby I have become pretty good at. I enjoy baking when I want to do it. I do have some repeat paying customers. They seem to be pleased and I do go out of my way to accommodate them. I do wonder if my […]
There is a story that goes something like this….. A young man was holding on to the edge of a cliff above the ocean. Holding on desperately, he heard a voice that said “I will help you but you have to let go in order to receive my help.” The young man replied “If I […]
My husband and I were both very active in sports of some sort during high school and college. We are firm believers that healthy competition is good for you. We encourage our kids to do their very best and if it is something they want to excel at….give 150%. Being competitive helps set the bar […]
The Importance of Sleep
I grew up hearing “You’ll get enough sleep when you’re dead”. Well, at times I do feel dead. I find myself on auto-pilot driving in to work, zombie mode when doing administrative duties and thinking about the next time I will receive R&R (the weekend). During the week, I am lucky to receive 6 hours […]
Drawing Your Desired Reality
Are you feeling discontent with your current reality? Don’t fret, there are ways to change it! But of course, changing your reality will take work (A LOT of work) on your part. I stumbled upon this TED Talk clip this morning when I was just browsing videos on YouTube. I found this 10 minute clip […]
Church or Courthouse Weddings
Marriage and the sanctity of it has diminished a great deal in the last few decades. So much so that divorce has just become a normality. Could this be in part due to how people are getting married? Once upon a time marriages where big deals. You would have to wear a white dress, a […]
Pay It Forward!!!
I’m sure many of you have heard of the “Pay it Forward” concept. Basically, it is the understanding that a person or persons have helped you to get where you are. In honor of this assistance, you in return help someone else. As Christians it is our duty to help others. What a wonderful way to express […]