The Anorexia Challenge

“Mandy looks like she’s dying,” someone in the next pew whispered. I snapped back from confused thoughts. Glancing at my...

Forget Not

“When can I go back to work?” my husband asked. “Whoa . . . slow down,” the orthopedic surgeon responded....

Broken

I moaned as the paramedics transferred me from their stretcher to the hospital bed. The ER staff converged upon me,...

Emerging Whole

At age 19, I found myself walking into my first meeting of a 12 Step group for recovering alcoholics near...

A Multitude of Sins

What kind of monster screams at her children like that? Red-faced, chest heaving, spitting as I snarl. How horrible it...

The Battle with Envy

Four bedrooms. Two levels. Lovely hardwood floors, a huge kitchen complete with island counter and trees outside every window. I...

Until Our Final Breath

Torrential rains reflected my tortured soul as we said goodbye to my dad one cold day in February. The memorial...

Griefshare.org

Griefshare.org

A Christian-based support group, Griefshare is accessible online throughout the country and is a lifeline for many today. On the...

The Long Road to Forgiveness

The phone rang. Anticipated small talk with Mama quickly gave way to concern when I heard her anxious voice. “Daddy...

Stop. Look. Listen — and Talk

Stop. Look. Listen — and Talk

Health care changes rapidly. Do your research. https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/financial-legal/info-2018/long-term-care-insurance-fd.html Senior citizens are often targets of fraud or neglect. Be aware of...

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