Category Archives: Advice

When Should I Plant? Sowing Seeds of Human Emotion

I recently saw a list on Facebook with the title “When Should I Plant?”. This made me think about humans and human attitude, emotions, actions and when humans should plant seeds of kindness, empathy, love, patience, understanding, compassion, and so … Continue reading

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Marriage vs Divorce

I hear people say, “I stay in my marriage because the Bible says we should not divorce except in the case of adultery.” These people will live in a loveless, abusive marriage simply because of the belief that God will … Continue reading

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A Lie is a Lie

A lie is a lie whether you said it, repeated it, or reposted it. When a lie is repeated, it is malicious gossip. When that lie is spread across social media, it could be construed as bullying. Social media is … Continue reading

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Conversationalist/Listener/Talker – Which Are You?

Have you ever thought about how you carry on a conversation with other people? Have you considered whether you do most of the listening or talking? A true conversationalist both listens and talks. A talker speaks more than listens and … Continue reading

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What Does Depression Look Like?

What is the look of depression? When you think of depression, do you think of a person who is always sad, cries all the time, has no desire to be within the world around them, wastes away from no desire … Continue reading

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Recapture the Magic

You complain that your spouse treats you with indifference. You wonder if you are moving in opposite directions and if the grass really is greener on the other side of the fence. You pray that things between you could move … Continue reading

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Profiling

We hear about racial profiling every day. A police officer pulls over a black man driving a Mercedes because the car and man indicate drug dealer. A store clerk refuses to assist a young woman dressed in torn, dirty, faded … Continue reading

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Last Supper

Our loved one is passing from this world into the next. We gather around and wait. As we wait, we realize this is the last time we will share food, laughter, tears, love, and life with the one we love. … Continue reading

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How Do You Measure Success?

The definition of success according to dictionary.com is the favorable or prosperous attainment of one’s goal or the attainment of wealth, position, honors, or the like (Success, n.d.). The question is not how a dictionary defines success, but it is … Continue reading

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Why is Waiting So Hard?

I sat in the hospital waiting room trying to focus on the book I carried with me to keep me entertained while my husband underwent his second cataract removal surgery. I found myself reading the same passage over and over … Continue reading

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