Want Some Food/Love?

Is food a symbol of love? Is food a substitute for love? Does our family feel loved as they enjoy the food we prepared for them? Let’s think about some of the roles that food may play in our lives. Babies feel loved when fed A baby, while drinking their first food, feels warm, protected, … More Want Some Food/Love?

Do What You Can Do

I am basically a very happy person. My parents used to wake up my sisters, brother and me with, “Rise and shine!” That was a great way to start your day for a young kid. It helped me look at life as a challenge with a positive attitude for the later trials of the day. … More Do What You Can Do

Phishing Anyone?

I have a fair grasp of how to use a computer, how to order things on the internet, and have been taught well to watch out for scammers! Well two years ago I made a bad decision and want to share it to help others not make the same mistake. One form of scamming is … More Phishing Anyone?

A Blanket of Prayer

I learned a lesson about miracles and prayer blankets recently. I never heard of a prayer blanket before. Although there are also prayer shawls knitted or crocheted with the same purpose. My neighbor, Ms. S, makes prayer blankets from two pieces of material a yard long and a yard wide. She uses permanent press material … More A Blanket of Prayer

Some Strange Country Cures and Natural Remedies

I interviewed people from rural North Carolina to find out what home remedies had been passed down through their ancestors. They were told the circumstances of the publication (an online newspaper). They gladly shared their anecdotal stories with me. What resulted was some pretty spectacular medical mythology and a peeked curiosity. Some country cures and … More Some Strange Country Cures and Natural Remedies

Resolutions And Thanks

Writing for me started when I connected with a group of people from diverse backgrounds on a community chat site. We shared our experiences, questions about anything from safe travel routes on icy roads, to what insect was eating someone’s hibiscus flowers over night. We shared funny stories, family events and supported each other when … More Resolutions And Thanks