Loyalty. A fairly straightforward word, attribute, and characteristic. We expect it from those we are closest to, but how often do we contemplate our loyalty to our beliefs, values, and others.
If you are searching for choices that will bring greater wisdom and wholehearted living into your life I would suggest checking this book out.
While the triggers may be different, any situation we perceive as threatening, or that requires us to adjust or change, can set off stress. It often creeps in quietly through the back door and before we know it we feel overwhelmed with the burdens that have seemingly mounded up from nowhere.
Since comparison is the thief of joy, and that is what makes life so fulfilling, let us stop missing out on life! Let's be brave and dare NOT to compare. Let's embrace the gift of being who we are!
The underlying message of The Magnolia Story is that no one is exempt from the growing pains of life. The one thing we do have control over is how we react and choose to handle those growing pains.
It seems like pure madness to think about wedding planning at the first of the year, but about this time last year, our oldest daughter got engaged. I learned a few tidbits of wisdom that I wish I had known from the get go. So, for all you parents that have a daughter’s wedding on the horizon - this one …
Sometimes we are our own worst enemy. Our discouragement and doubt can drown out our desire to find success.
There is something about the clean slate of a new year that causes most to reflect on the past and determine what we would like to accomplish in the year ahead.
Christmas permits people to dream and wish for gifts no matter what their age. For me as a senior, wanting cowboy boots represented a yearning for new adventure.
So many of us want Christmas to feel like Christmas again. We are tired of the commercialization of every aspect of the holiday. In an effort to remind us of all the feelings we’d like to create in our homes for Christmas, I’ve compiled my favorites to share.
I feel grateful for a Holiday that reminds me to show gratitude, but I wonder why is it that my appreciation for the good so easily blends into the background of my life rather than being the motivating and driving force.
The busier we become the less time we spend focusing on what will draw us closer to God.