The Power of No!!!
Since I was a young girl; perhaps it has to do with being a middle child- as long as I can remember I have been a “yes girl.” If my older are younger sister would not do something, I would take up the slack as a way to keep the peace. Being […]
When is it a Good Time to get Married?
Marriage is an undertaking that is supposed to be binding, lasting and forever. It should not be taken frivolously. This involves the union of two separate individuals, two families and two worlds. It is not like a morsel of food that one can just spit out when it happens to be so hot. Hence, you […]
Be Kind to Yourself in Your Self-talk
What do you say to yourself when you make a mistake? What do you say to yourself when you succeed? The words you tell yourself are powerful. When you give yourself unrealistic goals (such as perfectionism), you set yourself up for failure. When you talk to yourself with kindness, you give yourself the same kind […]
Children and Test Anxiety!!!
This year will be the first year that my daughter will be taking the STAAR test. The STAAR is a state standardized test that public school students start taking their third grade year. My son has taken the test for years and never really exhibited any symptoms of anxiety; my daughter on the other hand […]
In this Situation… Self Control is Necessary!!!!!
One afternoon as I was going through a fast food drive thru, I had a run in with “the devil” himself! After I placed my order, I proceeded to pull my vehicle up. Because there were several cars in front of me, I could only pull up but so far. As I was sitting in […]
Domestic violence can be identified a pattern of behavior in any relationship that is utilized to maintain or obtain authority and power over an individual. Domestic abuse can be sexual, physical, psychological, emotional, financial, threats or actions of actions that influence another individual. Like any other situation in life, domestic abuse has stages. The stages […]
Once Again, He is the Reason for the Season!!!
For God so loved the world, that he gave His only begotten Son, and who ever believes in Him, should not perish, but have everlasting life (John 3:16). For Christians, this season is a time to reflect on what Christ Jesus did on the cross. He surrendered His life in that we may have life […]
Because He Lives!!!
For many during special occasions/holidays we look forward to the “giving” including Easter. As adults we look forward to the long weekend and kids look forward to Easter egg hunts and other treats. Let’s not forget the shopping for new dress attire for church. But are we missing the true meaning of Easter? For the […]