Tag Archives: God

Easing the stress of motherhood

As Mother’s Day approaches, I wish a Happy Mother’s Day to every mom out there!  The demands on today’s moms are great.  Babies and toddlers need constant care, and as children grow there is homework to supervise, sports or dance … Continue reading

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How would you define God?

Last year The Huffington Post asked its readers to define God in one word.  Their top ten responses were: 10) Omnipotent; 9) Fiction; 8) Nonexistent; 7) Almighty; 6) Imaginary; 5) Amazing; 4) Creator; 3) Awesome; 2) Everything and 1) Love. … Continue reading

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What are you reading for your health?

I love summer!  It is a great opportunity to work in the yard, watch the kids play and of course, do some summer reading.  English playwright, Joseph Addison, once wrote, “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the … Continue reading

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The Mother who’s always there

As Mother’s Day approaches in the United States, many of us will either remember our moms or look for a way to let them know how special they are to us. My mom was pretty amazing.  She was a great … Continue reading

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Renovating our lives

This was originally published in the Chicago Tribune Community Section here is the link: One of my favorite television programs is “Flip or Flop” on the HGTV network.  It stars married couple Tarek and Christina El Moussa.  They purchase homes … Continue reading

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Did you hear the one about the Baptist, the Muslim and the Christian Scientist?

I haven’t heard it, but if there were such a joke, it would probably be based on a stereotype of one kind or another.  Stereotyping another’s religion can be a hurtful thing, in some cases even malicious in its intent. … Continue reading

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“Declaring our independence” from pain

It’s time for the parades, flag waving and fireworks!  On the Fourth of July, we show our respect for those who conceived of, and fought for, our independence.  They faced the tyranny of their times with a courage and wisdom … Continue reading

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“Who’s in your corner?”

    “I’m in your corner” is a phrase I often tell my adult children when they face tough decisions.  I just want them to know that they are not alone.  I may not be with them personally at the time, but … Continue reading

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“Be the best you, you can be”

  I had an informal discussion recently with a woman who had been diagnosed as manic/depressive. It took her quite a while to realize that her selfhood was more than just a diagnosis. She was a real person. She found … Continue reading

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He’s no Great Pumpkin!

It’s Halloween! Time to carve pumpkins, visit haunted houses, design costumes and of course, go “trick-or-treating”. I love to do all those things with my family – it’s a wonderful time to celebrate the change of the seasons. There is … Continue reading

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