Oh Yes, We Need a Little Christmas…

December 14th, 2016

While they were there, the time came for her to deliver her child. And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. (Luke 2:6-7 NRS) “What do you want for Christmas?” This was the second time my husband asked in as many weeks…

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Getting Through The Holidays Stress-Free

November 21st, 2016

Although we often think of the holidays as a happy and festive time, it can also be a time of stress. Expectations run high, and when they go unfulfilled it can be a huge letdown. Being prepared for the good and the bad that the holidays bring is essential in staying mentally healthy through the winter months.   Here are a few tips to prepare for…

Where Did I Put My Wallet?

November 16th, 2016

As a youngster, my mother trained me to keep key things (wallet, watch, keys, etc.) in the same place. That way, if I got in a rush, which seemed to be most of the time, I would always be able to find them. I have tried to continue this habit, but as I have gotten older, I seem to be more distracted and find myself leaving…