Prayer

Prayer

One of the most important things we can do for our lives, our loved ones, and our future is to pray.  But, I also know that many people struggle with how, when, and where to do so.  It seems appropriate to discuss as we venture into a time of Thanksgiving,...

Keep reading

Secret Sauce

Secret Sauce

I am pretty sure that most of you have had a time in your life where there was a famous family recipe that would be revealed to only a chosen few.  Or maybe you have a favorite restaurant that prides itself on a secret sauce that many would like to...

Keep reading

Party Time

Party Time

We are approaching one of the busiest party times of the year.  From Homecoming to Halloween, then on to Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Not to mention the New Year celebrations that will be fast approaching.  Then, suppose you happen to have people in your life born in the last quarter of...

Keep reading

Homecoming

Homecoming

This past week my daughter Kayla was crowned Homecoming Queen for her High School, and it happened to be on her 18th Birthday.  Of course, this was unique, amazing, and ultra-special.  At the same time, my husband was at the University of Alabama celebrating Homecoming week there.   As I...

Keep reading

Purpose

Purpose

I believe that if an individual has a sense of purpose in life, they will live longer and stay healthier.  There are, in fact, studies that can confirm that to be true.  Various cultures refer to it differently.  Okinawans call it "ikigai" or “reason for being."  Costa Ricans call it...

Keep reading