Life Can Change In An Instant

When you wake up in the morning, you never know what life may hold for you. I remember one morning when my girls were in elementary school, the news was on while we were getting ready for the day, and the anchors were talking about car accidents. I remember thinking, “I wonder how people would … Read more

Breaking It Off

For several weeks, I have been a sounding board for a male friend that has been going through a relationship break. I am one of many he has been consulting with daily because he said he values the opinions of all his friends and also wanted a woman’s perspective. I worry and have told him … Read more

Why Do Friendships Change?

Why do friendships change? Friendships can be complicated, but maybe the simple answer to that question is people and/or circumstances change. No one is the same person they were a year ago, five years ago, ten years ago and more. I know I’m not the same person I was years ago. Also, things like a … Read more

Forgiveness

I am human, which makes doing certain things in life a challenge. Forgiveness is one of those things. Forgiveness on the upside can free up space in your heart. It can lift that heavyweight that drags you into a place of desperation and depression. It brings color back into a grey existence. It allows you … Read more

24/7

I don’t care what kind of relationship you’re in…marriage, friendship, parent/child, co-worker, etc…it takes work, it takes hard work. But why does it have to be 24 hours, 7 days a week type of work? I don’t know about you, but I find it draining at times. Being in a good relationship does take hard … Read more

New Year’s Resolutions

So here we go again. Another new year and another set of resolutions. Statistics show that about 8 percent of people are successful in keeping their new year’s resolutions. A lot of things get in the way with most people and their goals. Work, kids, laziness, complacency, and procrastination are just of few of the … Read more

My Person

How does someone become “your person?” That person in your life that you go to when things get tough when you need a shoulder to cry on, that person who never judges you no matter what you have done or said. You would know deep down in your soul if the ground were to open … Read more

Women Friends

I’m writing this post because I recently went through something where I needed support and I needed someone to talk to. My women friends were there and are still there to give me support….a listening ear, a shoulder to cry on, and offering advice that I need to hear. It’s wonderful to know that no … Read more

Fair Weathered Friendships

Have you ever experienced knowing fair weathered friends? You know, friends who support others only when it is easy and convenient to do so. Or friends who would act like they want to hang out but never invite you to do anything and if you invite them to do something they will only do it … Read more