encouragement

A Day to Give

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When I saw this challenge over at We Are THAT Family, I was excited… Not only did it tug at my heartstrings, but it also ties into what I’ve been trying to focus on for My One Month. I couldn’t wait to help someone and then write about it. I thought about how I might […] Read more…

A Man Named Ted

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There’s a man named Ted who lives in a senior home near our house. I’ve only met him once, but he’s had a place in my heart ever since. I first saw him about a year and a half ago, when I was out running errands. I’d been driving by the Home and noticed him […] Read more…

Got a Compliment? Give it Away

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  How many times do you notice something that you like or appreciate about somebody, but you don’t tell them? How many times does a compliment cross your mind, but not your lips? That’s a question I asked myself this week. I was in the locker room at the gym several days ago, and the […] Read more…

A Confidence Like No Other…

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I’m over at 5 Minutes for Mom’s Faith Lifts today. Stop by to read… Yesterday, my daughter was sitting at the kitchen table doing homework for cheer as I was getting dinner ready. Her squad had been talking about respect and confidence all week, and she was filling out a questionnaire. She read the first […] Read more…

Need A Lift, Anyone?

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Setting and reaching goals can be challenging. Whether you’re trying to achieve career success, lose weight, or become more organized, sometimes it can be hard to make things happen. Believe me, there’ve been many times amidst the rejection letters that I’ve questioned my own writing goals. But in these moments of doubt and frustration, the […] Read more…