relationships

Family Reunions: From Angst to Fun

A note from Becky:  As a lot of you know, I come from a large extended family, and enjoy time with them, as well as with my husband’s family.  Summer time seems to bring out the occasions of family gatherings, including graduations, weddings and family reunions.  My friend, Jennifer Slattery, […]

The Need for Community

This blog is entitled “Talking Among Friends” for a reason.  I want it to be a safe place to talk about friendships, relationships and life in general.  Originally, this blog started out as “Rebecca’s Journey,” where I wrote about my experience with cancer. After a while, I didn’t want to […]

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 […]

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, […]