A Daughter-in-Law’s Dilemma

A Daughter-in-Law’s Dilemma

Holidays or anniversaries of loss often surprise me with surges of emotional memories about becoming a daughter-in-law. When I began relating to the woman who became my mother-in-law, I was a teenager eager to please, longing to gain her favor.  I felt honored — but...
The Grinch

The Grinch

Last Sunday our church did a wonderful teaching on the movie adaptation of the classic Dr. Suess story “The Grinch.” The heart of the teaching and the story is that only kindness, forgiveness, and love can heal a broken heart. This leads me to think more about how our...
Thankful for the Little Things – Like a Stove

Thankful for the Little Things – Like a Stove

“If you want to find happiness, find gratitude.” Steve Maraboli November is upon us and it is only fitting that we talk about thankfulness. I have had an interesting reminder lately of something I have taken for granted for years. You see, a little while ago, my oven...