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As some of you may know, I was married for 45 years before Bill’s death. We weathered 14 moves, along with major life transitions, and huge personal changes that come with uprooting and relocating a marriage, children, home, lifestyle, and relationships. I asked Bill some years ago to share some of his thoughts, fears, and […]
One year has come to an end. Another has begun. Whether your year was rich and rewarding or difficult, a new year is a great time for a fresh start. Life can be understood by looking back, but can only be lived by moving forward.
Who do I want to be in 2019? Once again another new year is here. Funny how it rolls around every twelve months! For me, January is a time to re-exam my heart, my life, and ― my calendar. I take a look at the choices and decisions I’ve made and what I want to […]
At Christmas the emphasis is on beautiful packages wrapped in colorful Christmas wrap and ribbon. But the best gift may be one that comes without ribbons – the gift of yourself that you give to others.
Over the years, I have had many cherished memories of Christmas with my family. One memory in particular that I love to share often was about a nativity set I had given to my grandchildren. I wanted them to have the freedom to interact and play with each figurine so it would help them learn about […]
There’s a longing in every woman’s heart when she’s been uprooted by change. A longing to be reassured she’s not alone, to be rescued from fear and weariness, to be renewed and restored.
(This month we bring back one of Susan’s most popular blogs. Definitely worth repeating!) It isn’t actually the tooth that hurts, it’s the gum above the tooth, I told myself. I put up with the discomfort for a week, but when a week came and went, my better judgment said go to the dentist. I called […]
In the rush of moving on to the next thing on my schedule, or being preoccupied with my thoughts, I can’t believe how easy it is for me to actually forget to take time and say two little words. In the busyness of my life, I often underestimate the power of saying thank you to […]