September 14, 2018

Have you ever doubted your belief system or your belief in God? Have you ever wondered, “Is this all there is my friend?” Has God seemed to far away from you to be reached because religion appeared to be a roadblock to God? My guest blogger today is Teresa Velardi who suffered through all these doubts concerning her beliefs and search for God. In the end, God may have found Teresa. Was it an “Ask and you will receive” moment after… Read more

September 7, 2018

Like the New England weather at Harvard, if you don’t like current scientific findings on new health topics, wait five minutes, and it may change. Coffee lovers and cancer patients worldwide hope this recent one remains the same, especially concerning coffee’s impact on prostate cancer. In part one and two (link posted at the bottom of the blog ) of this three-part blog, we discussed coffee’s positive effect on Parkinson’s disease, prostate cancer, depression, suicide and how coffee is now… Read more

August 31, 2018

Like the New England weather at Harvard, if you don’t like current scientific findings on new health topics, wait five minutes, and it may change. Coffee lovers and cancer patients worldwide hope this recent one remains the same, especially concerning coffee’s impact on prostate cancer. In part one (Linked at the bottom of the blog) of this three-part blog, we looked at current research concerning the effects of coffee on our health, including its impact on cancer and suicide. According… Read more

August 24, 2018

Like the New England weather at the Harvard Research facility, if you don’t like the current scientific findings on a new health topic, wait five minutes, and it may change. Coffee lovers and cancer patients worldwide hope this latest coffee and cancer research remains the same.   Coffee lovers wake up! Smell the new brew research that may extend your life. It concludes that your cup or two of morning brew may be good for you, and increase your lifespan…. Read more

August 13, 2018

  “I believe in everything until it’s disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it’s in your mind. Who’s to say that dreams and nightmares aren’t as real as the here and now?”― John Lennon      claudioscot-woman-2197947_1280-Pixabay-CC0-Public-Domain-FREE-for-commercial-use-No-attribution-required.jpg Your dreams, especially lucid dreams, are an incredible resource for guidance in your waking world and are an innate gift from God. Dreams are our phone lines to the Divine. Everyone dreams. But, some dreams… Read more

August 3, 2018

In Part 1, 2 and 3 of this parenting blog we saw how our parenting prayers could be answered by nature, a true gift from God when our fledglings refuse to leave the nest, and how Tough-Love can go a long way in teaching survival to our children.  httpspixabay.comennewborn-kid-newborn-dream-sleepy-1328454-CCO-Public-No-Attribution-Required.png The sound of my cell phone called me back to the porch. It was a scuba diving friend calling to tell me she and her husband had just sold the big… Read more

July 30, 2018

In Parts 1 and 2 of this blog, we saw how a parent can be a nightmare. However, our parenting prayers could be answered by nature, a true gift from God when our fledglings refuse to leave the nest. The saga of the parent and the fledgling continues in Part 3 when a little Tough-Love can go a long way for survival…. hands-1176673_960_720-geralt-pixabay-FREE-No-Attribution-Required.jpg Junior’s parent was not going to give up. Finally, Mr. Dove flew up to the nest. When… Read more

July 27, 2018

 In Part 1 of this blog, we saw how our parenting prayers could be answered by nature, a true gift from God when our fledglings refuse to leave the nest. In part 2 The School of Life begins for Junior Dove and the rest of the neighborhood bird families.    statue-316733_960_720-Pixabay-FREE-Public-Domain-No-Attribution-Required.jpg The Hummingbird twins were gone! Their familiar tweeting directed my gaze off of the porch to the row of fruit trees. They were in the orange tree with their… Read more

July 23, 2018

We chose mates to procreate, as directed by God, and raise families within our faith in the hope that our offspring will be emotionally, mentally, and physically fit enough to venture out into the world carrying the flame of faith, develop successful parenting skills, and continue the family tree. But, what happens when Junior refuses to leave the nest?  Have we failed as parents? We pray for answers to the challenge of fledglings who won’t fly. How did we fail… Read more

July 20, 2018

  book-1659717_960_720-Gellinger-Pixabay-Free-CC0-Public-Domain-No-Attribution-Required.jpg In Part 1 of this blog, we discussed the changes taking place between Boomers and Millennials in our society. Part 1 of this two-part blog can be found at the bottom of this blog. When I was a special education teacher, who taught the profoundly emotionally disturbed in a special “last resort” school setting one of the most difficult things to teach my students was working for their success. Waiting to reap the rewards DUE to them. No… Read more




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