My Expression of Living

If I could say one thing to encourage you today it’s this: Remember, a key ingredient for success is the ability to believe in yourself so much so that you can see yourself where you desire to be! So, DREAM, THINK BIG, LEAP, BELIEVE, but most of all, SEE YOURSELF THERE! Then go forward onRead More

Food For The Soul

It is the bearing of misfortune, or pain, without complaint, loss of temper, irritation or the like. It is quiet, steady perseverance; even-tempered care; diligence. Physical, Spiritual, Mental, Financial, Academic, and Social progress requires constant self assessment (introspection / reflection) to see overall growth.  The act of being patient is one often talked about, but neverRead More

As I Think

We become overly anxious and nervous. We withdraw from life (although we appear to be present). We try suppressing our thoughts and feelings with illegal and even legal substances. We eat obsessively. We become so angry that we lash out at people who love and care for us. I could go on and on aboutRead More

Be Strong

Do not allow noise to cloud the silence you may need (but not want). It may be in the silence that you find peace and healing. No one should tell you to “just get over it.” That is not in the word, but each of us should try uplifting others with love and gentleness in their times of grief andRead More

The Fact Remains

Time nor distance, life nor death will change that fact. So humbled with tears and now an open mind, I make a pact with self to live knowing I’m still your special girl and with that thought I can face the world. by Cris Stayzie

Strong In My Faith

The eyes of all look expectantly to You, And You give them their food in due season. You open Your hand And satisfy the desire of every living thing. The Lord is righteous in all His ways, Gracious in all His works. by Stacie

Washing Hands In Cold Water Works As Well As Hot

Good news for anyone planning on getting their hands dirty this summer: Washing them with cold or lukewarm water will work just as well as hot water to remove bacteria, according to a new study published in the Journal of Food Protection. In handwashing experiments with 21 volunteers, Rutgers University researchers found no significant differenceRead More