October 07, 2008
Tonight, I was corresponding in real time with a friend back in the States. We have known each other for several years and she wrote and told me she felt like an “outcast". Now, I know this ..
August 18, 2008
Riding in a crowded elevator can be quite a pain. Sure, everyone needs to get where they are going, but they would also benefit health wise if they used the stairs. Then you could enjoy the airy ..
July 15, 2008
Leaving your child alone after school until you return from work may sound like a good plan, but there are some strong reasons why it is not such a great idea. Not Good for Children Research shows ..
July 01, 2008
Have you ever thought to yourself, “What does it cost, on average, to remodel a kitchen?" Well, you may as well ask how many angels can fit on the head of a pin. Or, whether or not a tree ..
June 24, 2008
Me. Me, Me Writing is a never-ending challenge and especially writing about oneself. I find it much harder than creating characters from one's imagination. With her imagination a writer can control ..
May 03, 2008
Here I sit waiting for something to happen, anything. The phone to ring, a visitor or even a stray cat that wanders onto my front porch looking for some attention or a handout. How did I get here? ..
March 31, 2008
The business owner or supervisor must identify what type of work and duties which may or may not be conducted while the owner or employee is working alone. A decision must be made to decide which ..
March 20, 2008
Expressions of sympathy by way of phone calls, or letters of sympathy are more than welcomed by those who have lost a loved one. One emotion that many of us feel at the time of someone's grief is one .
January 02, 2008
Remodeling any part of your home can be difficult and expensive. This especially applies to your kitchen. In fact, many professionals will tell you that remodeling a kitchen will end up costing you ..
December 31, 2007
Many people may love the idea of building their new home in the middle of nowhere. Just imaging it, what could be better than having noisy neighbors, well no neighbors at all of course! However your ..
December 11, 2007
For some there is an exciting feeling that comes at Christmas time. Hearing those old familiar tunes and seeing Christmas trees appear in all the shop windows. Then, no sooner have you flicked the ..
October 22, 2007
IN TODAY'S society, many experience loneliness. It affects people of all ages and of all races, social strata, and creeds. Have you ever been lonely? Are you lonely now? Actually, all of us at one ..
July 01, 2007
One of the most difficult recovery tools to learn is the ability to draw boundaries – not just outward but also inward boundaries. As I walked through recovery I eventually learned to draw ..
June 11, 2007
There are times in the life of every believer that we feel alone and distanced from God. During these times we contemplate whether there is sin in our lives or may even think God is upset with us. ..
June 07, 2007
How do you feel when you are alone? Are you self-conscious and painfully aware that you are friendless? Do you imagine people are wondering why you are just standing there by yourself? Do your ..
May 15, 2007
"Who do you need us to beat up?" one teen asked another. It was a type of field day at the high school, and there was a small group of youth gathered around a friend in tears. “Yeah, we'll take .
April 30, 2007
You look at the watch strapped neatly on your wrist or at the kitchen clock tick-tocking loudly on the wall. You stare ominously at a calendar attached to the refrigerator door by 4 cow magnets and ..
March 30, 2007
She has a wonderful giggle, the type that is warm and soft. It makes her eyes light up. It's the sort of giggle that had you heard it, you might understand that she has been hurt but is able to see ..
March 28, 2007
Technology has dictated the current pace and perspective of our lives with a dominant and unavoidable impact. When I look back to just 30 years ago to see the difference in lifestyle, knowledge and ..
February 28, 2007
Often times your journey for success and greatness will be one that feels like you’re the only one on the road. The reason for this is very simple. Although everyone wants success and ..
February 23, 2007
What did you mom tell you about picking at scabs? “Don’t do that, you will only make your sore worse!” Was mom right about the scab picking. “If you pull off the scab, you may .
February 12, 2007
If you're single or your relationship is up for review this Valentine's Day, take heart. For some singles, Valentine's Day symbolises what's missing in their life. They look jealously at happy ..
February 07, 2007
At the end of a good day you bust out crying for no particular reason. At the end of a bad day you burst out laughing for no particular reason. At the end of everyday, you crawl into bed and sleep ..