Learn to Live in God’s Heart of Love

When you remember that you are a unique and very important person created by a divine being we call God, and in “His” very image, then you relax, well knowing that your life is a divine plan, and your job is to surrender and allow. ~ Jacinta Mpalyenkana Valentine’s Day notwithstanding, December is actually the […]

How to Un-complicate Your Life

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. ~ Confucius What do you think? Does life seem more complicated now than it used to be? Particularly during the holiday season, it seems there aren’t enough hours in the day or week to get everything done that we need to do, to see […]

You Can’t Move Forward Lookin’ Back

Looking back isn’t going to help you. Moving forward is the thing you have to do. ~ McKayla Maroney There’s an expression: “Stuff Happens”. In case you haven’t noticed, it happens to all of us. At any given point in time, each of us deals with a myriad of problems, challenges, frustrations, irritations and catastrophes. […]

How to Overcome the Temptation to Overeat

If hunger is not the problem, then eating is not the solution. ~ Author Unknown When I became a full-time caregiver for my mother, I found solace in Pepsi and Chex Mix. Every time she called for help – which was dozens of times a day (and night), I would grab a handful of Chex […]

Personal Environment vs. Peace of Mind

Alchemy is the process of changing lead into gold. Inner alchemy (personal transformation) occurs when we clear our clutter – internal and external – and let go of things that no longer serve us well. This creates balance and space, a place that nurtures contentment, which I believe is true success. ~ Laurie Buchanan You […]

You’ve Already Got Everything You Need!

When we look to God as provider, we are surrendering our independence and trusting someone else to meet our needs, over which we have no control. We need to fight the urge to take over and just let God be God, because He can provide for us better than we can. ~ Corallie Buchanan Know […]

Choose Peace for Your Life

If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else. ~ Marvin Gaye  Peace: it’s a word that’s been used and abused so much that its true meaning is muddled. In its purest form, peace is more powerful than dissent, anger, unforgiveness or hatred. It’s faster at restoring harmony than any […]

How to Make Quality Decisions

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Making quality decisions is a cornerstone for living a quality life. Of course, we all know that. But knowing and doing are two different things. I know I shouldn’t have dessert tonight, but … I know I should exercise […]

7 Essential Qualities of Strong Faith

Stay in the Word of God until you can see it so clearly on the inside that you don’t need to see it on the outside. ~ Gloria Copeland God is faithful. Most of us have heard that statement, but have we ever really considered what faith requires? It is certainly not for the faint […]

What to Do When Relationships Fail

Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational. ~ Hugh Mackay A friend’s daughter just found out her husband is having an affair and wants a divorce. She and the kids are devastated, shocked and angry. Sound familiar? My heart hurts for the people involved. How would you […]