I See Your Courage

I See Your Courage

I see your courage. I do. You work hard to steady your family, your work, your health and your finances. I see your courage when you sacrifice sleep to catch up on yesterday’s to-dos. When you bravely give to others even if your own tank is dipping toward low. Yes,...

Unusual Love Letters

True love and writing love letters can be a bit tricky. If you reveal your heart too soon, will he or she walk the other way? What if your beloved thinks your prose needs some grammar help? Have I got a story of unusual love letters for you! I think you’ll appreciate...
Fighting February Funk

Fighting February Funk

I am fighting the February Funk. It’s the opposite of “I did it” excitement. Well, that’s what I am calling this mid-winter, ho hum slump. I’m beyond tired of COVID-19, that wily virus that just won’t bow at gracefully. Last year’s lockdowns and...
Be a Kid Again

Be a Kid Again

It is time to be a kid again! I mean really let yourself return to childhood and kick loose. Who cares what the neighbors or your co-workers or your family thinks? It is more than time for you to throw caution to the wind and build a snowman in the front yard. Yes,...
Surprising Lessons from Disaster—Part 2

Surprising Lessons from Disaster—Part 2

You and I may not have encountered a disaster as widespread as the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. But we all have stressors and challenges that can teach us surprising lessons. Thirty years ago in January 1991, I traveled with an American humanitarian...