We have all heard the verse from the Bible: “Blessed are the peace-makers for they shall inherit the earth.” That sounds like quite a rewarding, honorable mission. So peace is a desirable and good quality. But what kind of peace is it that offers such a reward? Inner peace is a home grown commodity; beginning with the seeds … More Which Peace Are We Talking about Here?
I think most everyone who knows me knows that I am a Christian. I have never been one to push my faith on anyone. I believe that the Creator, God, Spirit or however you know Spirit loves his creation, whatever method was used to create it. I believe our mission is to spread that love … More A Modern Psalm By Melodie Elaine Estes
Several years ago I had the unique experience of rescuing a hawk. I often saw them flying close to my home and even 15 minutes away at work. I admired their beauty and strength as they flew. This hawk was not flying. He was in the driveway beneath my garage door windows on his back … More I Rescued a Hawk Once
I was challenged recently in a thought provoking group to think about this question. It started me thinking about who I am; what do I have to offer the world, my community, my friends, my family? Do you ever stop and wonder about what you “bring to the table” of life? What effects do you … More Who Are You?
I love to learn! When I was growing up we had a library of different topics in our home. We could borrow books from the public library too, about any subject we were curious about. I get excited when I learn things. Knowledge is the key that unlocks so many doors! Knowledge is the bridge … More Access to Knowledge
I wrote this article for a nursing site: Allnurses.com. It was one of the top four articles read that summer!! It has now been shared on Nurses Rock on Facebook. I am so thrilled it has reached so many people!! Source: I Had No Idea! Often nurses have little comprehension of what a family member … More I Had No Idea!
When my first daughter in law was pregnant three years ago, I had some sobering revelations and want to share them with you mothers out there. Experienced Mothers’ Share Pregnancy Woes Once a pregnant mother attains the appearance of being pregnant she is accosted by perfect strangers (men and women) giving her advice: “Never do … More Talking With Pregnant Mothers