Many families won’t have gifts or decorations or special treats during the holidays. Some won’t even have a home to live in. Instead of searching for Black Friday deals on toys or gadgets they’ll be searching for a place to pitch up a tent or a vacant room in someone’s home if they can tolerate…… Continue reading A Struggle Endured By Many Yet Understood By Few – Mold Chronicles
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrvufiNCnKM I had the pleasure of meeting Author and Attorney Alan Bell recently. We spoke for quite some time after he signed a copy of my book. He was a prominent attorney in Florida when all of a sudden he became very sick with all sorts of symptoms that baffled his doctors and his family. His…… Continue reading Meeting Alan Bell – Author of The New Book “Poisoned”
Being severely sick no matter what the disease or disability is, can be life-altering. It can stir up anger, rage, hatred, un-forgiveness, and fear or it can teach us to love, trust, pray harder, grow in humility and release all that we cannot fix to the master fixer of all things broken. These last few…… Continue reading Mothers Day Reflections – When You’re Chronically Ill
There is always someone who needs your help. But sometimes we miss how we can help fill the needs of others because we are too busy. Being busy and stressed out all of the time robs us of our joy and our peace. It also robs us of our health and overall wellbeing. If you are in…… Continue reading There Is Always Someone Who Needs Your Help
Today marks the anniversary date of my dad’s untimely death. He was taken from us due to medical malpractice. Sometimes when we hide hurts deep inside our heart they eat away at us and slowly we begin to die. I am still healing from his absence and there isn’t a day that goes by that…… Continue reading I miss you dad – Dealing with the Aftermath of Losing a Loved One
In thinking about the new year and all that it has to offer. I started thinking about my kids. That got me thinking about other peoples kids and then my mind went off to think about the kids no one thinks about. Kids like the ones in this photo. I wonder if these kids woke…… Continue reading Dressing for Need versus Fashion – The Truth about Real Beauty
Today my little baby boy turned one. It seems like just yesterday that we brought him home. Seeing him grow so quickly and missing the days that he was just 6 pounds made me think of everything that I write and speak about. Our Life. It goes by so quickly and we have no guarantees…… Continue reading Life is born…and then the days go by so quickly……
So yesterday I was invited by a local Pediatrician and Holistic MD to start a series of talks at Whole Foods. My first talk was a lot of fun and we had pretty much the whole restaurant full of innocent bystanders who seemed to take interest in what we had to say. But the most…… Continue reading Things don’t always turn out the way you plan them
You’ve all seen it. It comes in hundreds of colors, shapes sizes and uses. Some people buy it to feel better while others buy it because they think they need to keep up with the trends of today. Kids need it and can’t live without it. We train our babies also to want it. But…… Continue reading Green Living: Do you really need that?
I have been asked that question a few times. People have asked why do I bother spending countless hours writing articles for my blog when I get paid nothing and I have no guarantee that what I write makes a difference in anyone’s life. First of all thank you for your comments and second of…… Continue reading Why bother?
When we hear the words Organic and Holistic it is often speaking of food and health. And if you’ve read my blog you know I am all about Organic food and a holistic approach to life. But being that I am still a bit melancholy from Fathers Day (I lost my dad suddenly not too…… Continue reading Getting back to Living Life not just participating in an assembly line
When I think of my dad I think of the story that tells of Jesus washing the disciple’s feet. My dad spent most of his life as dad washing feet, and he never complained. His love, kindness, patience, humility and hard work with me and my children will be imprinted on my heart for the…… Continue reading Things I miss about my Dad on Father’s Day
Today was one of those days that I almost wish I could record to keep as a treasure. After work I went out with my husband, our 3 kids and a friend. We went to pick up Charlie from the gas station where he was sleeping. I got to meet some of Charlie’s friends. My…… Continue reading Charlie the Homeless Guy
First let me start off by saying that Wonder Woman has nothing on me! You know kids have a beautiful way of reminding you just how insignificant your woes and wants are. They have a God-given way of completely humbling the hardest of hearts with sweet potato spit up on your freshly dry-cleaned suit. I…… Continue reading MOMS – We are what makes the world go round!