Your Weekly Challenge: Christmas is a Little More than a Store

Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. “What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store? What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more…” ~Dr. Seuss   Each of my most memorable holidays, had the same … Continue reading

Good Morning: What is Christmas Spirit, Anyway?

“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.” ~Roy L. Smith, (from Joy to the World, 2003; Hallmark Books)  Good morning!   While we check our light strings for working lights, and gather cookie-making … Continue reading

Good Morning: Real Wealth Cannot be Taken from You

“Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.” ~Oscar Wilde   Good morning!   As many of us make our last minute Christmas preparations, tying ribbons and bows, … Continue reading

Good Morning: Capture the Magical Moments

“We don’t remember days, we remember moments.” ~Cesare Pavese   Good morning!   This is the time of year when we see moments more clearly, as we cherish the holiday season and our time with friends and family. Perhaps one of … Continue reading

Good Morning: Reflect on the Reason for the Season

“A Christmas candle is a lovely thing; it makes no noise at all, but softly gives itself away; while quite unselfish, it grows small.” ~Eva K. Logue   Good morning!   When my daughter was eight years old, she created a … Continue reading

Good Morning: Enjoy the Ride on Life’s Journey

“Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.” ~Anonymous   Good morning!   For as many times as we have said, “patience is a virtue,” you would think that the message would be drilled into … Continue reading

Good Morning: Just Do Your Best in the Moment

“Do the best you can with what you know and when you know better, do better.” ~Rhonda Miga    Good morning!   Today, I am taking the liberty of letting one of your fellow readers speak to you. It is my … Continue reading

Good Morning: Choose to be Positive

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of being.” ~Johann Wolfing von Goethe Good morning! A lot of women have asked me: “How do I stay positive … Continue reading

Good Morning: Letting Go Leads to Happiness

“Letting go is an act of strength and courage. It helps healing begin, frees you of the weight of the past, and opens doors to a new future.” ~From the book, Lift Me Up by Stephanie Tourlea   Good morning!   … Continue reading