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Hope Floats

To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death – Pearl S. Buck. Hope, what is it?  Hope by definition is a feeling of expectation, a desire…

I’m Bored..Not This Summer

The dogwoods are in bloom; a sign of spring and an indication that summer is just around the corner.  The big question is what is your teen doing this summer?…

Just Eat – It Is Not That Simple

Have your friends or family members been telling you that you have an eating disorder?  Are they offering advice like …  Just “upsize” your meals.  You are pretty, just way…

What’s on Your To-Do List? Spring is in the air.  We have jumped the time on our clocks forward one hour; daylight hours are growing longer each day.  Now that…

The Celebration of Easter

The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to…

When I Was Your Man

“Same bed but it feels just a little bit bigger now.  Our song’s on the radio but it don’t sound the same.  When our friends talk about you, all it…

I Can Stop Anytime

Sally looked at her husband putting just a pinch between his cheek and gum and let out a huge sigh.  Clayton looked at her knowing exactly what she was thinking…

I’ve Had Just About Enough

Yup, I bet all parents have said this and probably when they think they are about to lose their sanity.  Setting limits with our children is important.  Wouldn’t it be…

It Is More Than A Senior Moment

Dr. Alice Howland is a wife, mother of three, noted professor of linguistics at Columbia University, and diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.  Still Alice depicts Alice’s fight against the disease, which includes…

I Shouldn’t Feel This Way .. Part II

Last week I asked the question “Are your negative emotions leaving you feeling numb, stuck, afraid, or overwhelmed?”  I promised that this week we would talk about conquering that pain. …