Serenity and Decisions: Do They Mix Well?

Making Decisions at a Certain Age Decisions, decisions. They’re in our face all the time, every day. They also range from minor, like choosing what clothes to wear, or what food to eat — to life-changing, such as a career change or lifestyle change. But is it possible for decision-making to also be a serene, […]

Appreciating Simple Pleasures of Life – UBC Day 7

Appreciating Life’s Simple Pleasures   Today’s UBC writing prompt is to discuss something fun, and I thought I’d re-share this post about enjoying simple pleasures in life. I’m in a reflective mood, because today is the 6th anniversary of my Mom’s death. I wrote about this memory on my other blog, if you would like […]

Lessons of Life – UBC Day 6

Lessons of Life I wonder how many of us are still holding onto negative feelings about past events, whether for legitimate reasons or selfish reasons based on what we did or didn’t get for results or material possessions we had hoped to gain. I guess it’s a matter of exploring the motives of our hearts! […]

Happy 4th of July – and My BIG Announcement

Happy 4th of July! & My BIG Announcement!   For my fellow Americans: Happy Independence Day!!! For my BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: By the grace of God, prayers and encouragement of so many people, and 7 1/2 years of hard work, I did it! I successfully defended my doctoral dissertation on June 26…I am now Dr. Karen […]