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Today is Higher Education Day

If you didn’t know it you might think that I think everyone needs a college degree. And you would be wrong. I do not think that. My husband and I together have six grown children and there is almost no higher education among them. They are doing very well.

A Resource to Help You Become the Woman You Are Meant to Be

I AM an old bird now and I learned a lot over these many years. One thing I know for sure, as Oprah says, is that it does require courage to face hard life experiences.

Single mom with her son and daughter by her side

How to Live a Life That Works

I’ve found that life is filled with one lesson after another. And like most lessons they aren’t easy.

Do You Have Pests in Your Life?

We all have them, those people who drive you nuts like a mosquito. Or perhaps worse like a poisonous snake. Either way there is no escaping this life without having to deal with pests.

ABCs of Wisdom

Continuing even when things get tough is determination. D is for determination.Wisdom doesn’t come easily. It comes over time when you are determined.

Boundaries 101

The Very First Boundary As I begin this series on boundaries I must begin at the beginning. You may not have considered your skin as a boundary. And yet it is. It’s your very first boundary. Your skin, your largest organ, holds all of your organs together. And it protects you in many ways. It’s […]

ABC’s of Wisdom – C – Courage

C- Courage This is one in a series that are posted on the first of each month Whatever you think courage is, think again. We know Courage (also called bravery or valour) is the choice and willingness to confront agony, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation. But did you know the root of the word courage is cor – the Latin word for heart? In one of its earliest […]

How to Set Personal Boundaries

When I decided to teach Boundaries in our Sunday class at Calder Baptist Church I thought we would cover the material in a few months. A year and a half later we were still on the subject. I’ve found that women, especially divorced and single mothers, have serious issues with boundaries.

3 Tips for Women on Rough Road

Potholes are ugly nuisances and can really make travel unpleasant. Life can be like a rough road. Pot holes and bumps make it difficult to see ahead. I know.

Ethics Needed

None of us gets through life without challenges and more often than anyone wants, real trials. Without ethics and morals, we have no guiding principle.