In the midst of challenging circumstances, gratitude for even the smallest things – a cool breeze, bird song, a beautiful sunset – can give you new perspective and lift your spirits. What can you be grateful for? Have you thanked God for them?
It was one of those unexpected encounters on an ordinary, uneventful morning. I took my oldest granddaughter to a southern landmark restaurant for breakfast when I was in Atlanta visiting family and friends. It was a no-frills, down-home, country-cooking, everything-is-better-with-bacon-biscuits-and-butter kind of place. The blackened, aged grill was sizzling with eggs, bacon, ham, and sausage, […]
Life change, especially a move, can trigger feelings of discontentment. Susan Miller has been there and can help you find your way out of your valley of discontent.
One of the sweet memories I have of my daddy was sitting beside him many years ago on a hand-made, hand-painted bench in our back yard. He made it out of scraps of wood from his wood pile and it has remained strong and steady for over 40 years. He built it with the skill […]
I was on a shoe mission, determined to find a pair of red flats. I spotted them down the aisle and picked up my speed to get there quickly. I envisioned everyone else in the shoe store spotting them at the same time and racing to get them before me. My heart skipped a beat […]
A major life change, especially a move, can strip you of having a sense of your identity — the way you belong in a community. Before this change, you and everyone around you knew what you did well and knew your role in the community. Reestablishing your identity takes time. What to do in the […]
Whether your marriage is thriving or struggling, don’t miss this podcast! Susan shares with vulnerability, wisdom, and experience the practical things you can do to strengthen a good marriage or rescue a struggling one.
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.