God’s blessings

Perspective

Have you ever reached a point where you feel like things are crashing down around you? You’re burnt out with your job, annoyed with your spouse, even fed-up with friends? Nothing’s really wrong, except that you just feel fried by life. You need a vacation! That’s where I was recently. […]

Gratitude – All Year Long

I’ve written about having a spirit of gratitude before, but I think this is a topic that never grows old, so here we go once more: Thankfulness should come more than every November. We need to live our lives with a spirit of gratitude. Imagine how your attitude would improve […]

A Bunny in the Blend

(Becky’s Note: Today I’m thrilled to welcome Angela Ruth Strong to “Talking Among Friends.” She shares a wonderful story about blending her family…with a bunny. Enjoy!) By Angela Ruth Strongwww.angelaruthstrong.blogspot.com My youngest daughter Lauren has always loved her stuffed animals. Especially her rabbit named Steve. He became a source of […]

Combine All Ingredients, Mix Well… and Add a Dash of Love

In today’s world, I’m sure all of us know someone who is part of a “blended” family — with step-parents, step-siblings, half-brothers and sisters and the like. Perhaps you’re one of these “step” or “half” relations yourself. Sometimes these blended families don’t mix together very well. Differing personalities, choices about […]