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Being Vulnerable — It Can Be a Good Thing

Our church just had a ladies retreat weekend. I wasn’t able to go, however, two of the ladies in my life group reported on the retreat.  Sounds like I missed a good one. The theme was about being vulnerable.  When we’re vulnerable and open to others, we also learn we’re […]

Finding the Balance

I’m busy right now — like most people these days.   There are times when I feel completely overwhelmed, but if I break it down, there’s a lot of time wasted in my day. Social media is one time-sucker.  I enjoy Facebook.  I love that a lot of my cousins, extended […]

Relationships are a Choice

Relationships are a choice… yes even family relationships. It’s said that you can’t help the family in which you’re born, but you can help how you treat those family members. And you can help how you react when you feel you’ve been mistreated by others. With blended families, that choice […]

Idols and Addictions

In talking about relationships, I guess I would be remiss if I didn’t discuss our “relationship” with other things, like food, alcohol, television, shopping or any other types of addictions. My church recently had a message about “idols” in our life. Idols that replace God as first in our lives, […]