Welcome First Day of … SPRING? Developing Our Strengths in Spite of Weaknesses

It’s the First Day of … SPRING?? Hurray! First day of spring…but you wouldn’t know it here in Maine, since we still have about two feet of **SNOW**on the ground…and snow banks twice that high! ~~*~~ ~~*~~ So it seems “Old Man Winter” does not want to behave in a gentlemanly fashion with “Lady Spring” … Read more

Springing Ahead, Following Through, and Finishing What You Start

It’s that time again! Don’t forget to set your clock ahead one hour, before you go to bed tonight – if you live in the US and observe Daylight Savings Time! ~~*~~ So, true confession: I have had a chronic case of NOT following through and finishing things (as family members could confirm) … and … Read more

More Writers in the Family

Is It In Family Genes? 🙂 I don’t know if writing talent circulates among family genes or not, but we’re at the third generation in my family with members who enjoy expressing themselves through the written word. We then share that passion, in hopes it will bless and benefit all those who read what we … Read more

Lamenting Weaknesses or Maximizing Strengths?

Do You Lament Your Weaknesses… or Maximize Your Strengths?   Anyone who reads my blogs and/or my Facebook page knows how often I quote Joyce Meyer, since she’s one of my favorite motivational speakers and authors.   It’s also interesting that her name, and phrases like “motivational quotes,” account for some of the search terms … Read more

Is a Wounded Healer the Best Healer?

Does Wounded Healer = Best Healer?   Hmm, good question! It has been my practice for awhile to have daily devotions and prayer time first thing in the morning. This devotional particularly jumped out at me one morning, and I figure that usually means it not only speaks to me, but very likely is the … Read more