No One Wants to Be in a Funeral Procession

There’s a video circulating on Facebook about motivation. The woman in the video says you don’t need to be motivated to pursue your dreams. She says our brains are wired to seek places of safety and comfort, and everything in us tries to stay away from taking risks and stepping out into the unknown. She says we have to reprogram ourselves to takes risks and leaps of faith and put ourselves into … [Read more...]

25 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got Married

I don’t think anything can prepare you for marriage. Yes, you receive advice from married couples in your life and you go through marriage counseling for several months, but nothing really prepares you to join with and become one with a person for what you think will be the rest of your life. As I reflect on my marriage to my late husband, I have regrets. I was naïve about many things. I wish … [Read more...]

How Mary’s Husband Can Encourage Single Moms

Dating, courtship or whatever you want to call it is hard enough when it’s just you. Factor in a child or two and it can seem impossible. It is hard enough trying to balance a full-time job, the children’s school and social activities and other responsibilities and try to have some semblance of a social life. I understand why many women choose to remain single until their children are older. … [Read more...]