Blessings

Blessings are all around us, if we have our eyes open to noticing the ways our families, friends, community, and God bless and enrich our lives each day.

The Essential Ingredients of Prayer
The Essential Ingredients of Prayer
Pray Effectively

The Essential Ingredients of Prayer

These powerful prayer tips are found in the Bible.

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Getting the flu on vacation. How to make the best of it.
Getting the flu on vacation. How to make the best of it.
Health and Wellness

The Peaceful Side of Flu on Vacation

The flu set in right as my plane touched down in Florida. Here’s how I preserved my inner peace while I recovered.

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The blessings of taxes
The blessings of taxes
Life Advice

The Blessing of Doing Your Taxes

That dreaded time of year is actually a reminder of gifts and abundance.

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Woman smiling
Woman smiling
Angels

She Found Comfort in Counting Blessings

A woman's fears are eased away when she encounters a young man with a list of reasons to smile.

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Kindness toward others
Kindness toward others
People Helping People

How a Kind Deed Can Transform a Day

A stranger on the subway and a pack of tissues made all the difference.

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The miracle of winter flowers
The miracle of winter flowers
Life Advice

The Miracle of Winter Flowers

Indoor gardening has never been my forte, which makes houseplant successes all the sweeter.

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The perfect birthday gift
The perfect birthday gift
Family

The Perfect Birthday Gift

The best gifts are the ones we haven’t thought of yet.

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How did you find your favorite place to worship?
How did you find your favorite place to worship?
Stories of Faith

A Chance Church Encounter

In a new neighborhood, finding a spiritual home that feels just right.

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Tips and inspiration on cooking, gardening, health and wellness.
Tips and inspiration on cooking, gardening, health and wellness.
Life Advice

Welcome to a New Blog: A Positive Path

Twice-weekly tips, musings and inspiration on health, wellness, cooking, gardening and other uplifting, joyful pursuits.

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4 reasons to be grateful for a December birthday
4 reasons to be grateful for a December birthday
Positive Living

4 Reasons to Appreciate a December Birthday

No regrets for a personal celebration that collides with Christmas

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