Bookmarks – December – Choose Joy

Bookmarks – December – Choose Joy Choose Joy “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”  Or so the song goes.  Yes, it can be. Or not. For many of us, myself included, the time before and during the holidays can be marked by extreme stress, and that’s not even...

Bookmarks – November – God Jobs

Bookmarks – November – God Jobs God Jobs My husband calls them “God jobs.” They’re those times when the Higher Power is clearly, unquestionably present. Not that my Higher Power isn’t in complete control of my life all the time. (If only I believed that all the...

Bookmarks – August – Oh Them Changes

Bookmarks – August – Oh Them Changes Oh Them Changes… Can you feel it? The calendar page flips to August and a change takes place.  The days can still be sticky and hot, but gradually, or sometimes all at once, the evenings shift cooler. Parents, usually...

Bookmarks – June – It’s the Best of Times

Bookmarks – June – It’s the Best of Times It’s the Best of Times… It’s the worst of times. It’s June. It’s time for graduations, baby showers, weddings, vacations, kids’ and grandkids’ ball games, gardening, Al-Anon conventions, you name it. While...