Wrapping up Gifts on a Budget

Years ago, Forest and I experience a rough time with our finances. The three of us were living on $850/month from unemployment. That Christmas, I wanted to thank the people who had helped us. I mentioned this idea to Forest and he casually said sure, until I gave him...

Stop and Enjoy the Flowers

Recently a desperate mom called me about her 7-year old son.  His behavior was off the charts and he was terrorizing kids at school and siblings at home.  She was desperate!  I made one suggestion for her, she tried it and she sent me a message on Facebook – “This...

What Threatens You?

The human body is an amazing creation. We are programmed with a ‘protective program’ to any perceived threat. It doesn’t matter if the threat is real or imagined. It could be – Physical (poor diet, sedentary job, etc.) Emotional (abusive relationship, tight finances,...

What Does Your Photo Say?

Recently, a model mentored me on how to take an expressive picture. Her words really caught my attention. “It is not about how you look, but about the story you are telling yourself when the picture is taken.” Those words really impacted me. As I have ‘played around’...