In my last article, we discussed the need for help. In continuation of that discussion, I want to elaborate on setting boundaries—knowing when, and how to say no. As good people, we have good intentions, and are eager to lend a helping hand. It’s very easy to get caught up in the habit of saying
“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.” – Proverbs 13:12, The Bible When something we’ve hoped for has been delayed for many years, or seems a long way off, we can despair. When that which we’ve longed for comes to fruition, it is like a flourishing tree.
Former FLOTUS Michelle Obama’s passion was the Let’s Move campaign—an endeavor to end childhood obesity and encourage a healthier generation of kids. With this in mind, I pose the question, what are you doing to encourage healthy habits in your children? There is a famous saying (and book written by Robert Fulghulm), “All I really
“Marriage is the graduate school of forgiveness.” – Dr. Dave Stoop, Psychologist I was struck the day I heard this quote and haven’t been able to forget it. It implies that your ability to love will be stretched so far in marriage, that you’ll become an expert in forgiveness, on both minor and major issues.
From Mother’s Day to Memorial Day, to Graduation and Prom, May is full of special occasions worthy of celebration. When we gather to celebrate, we pay homage to the hard work we have put into achieving a specific goal. We allow ourselves the opportunity to let go and congratulate ourselves on a job well done.