From almost the day after I was widowed, I’ve been reading memoirs. Other widows kept me company with their stories. Over the years since then, I have ventured into memoirs on writing, empty nesting, aging, different losses, other challenging experiences.
Blogs can be a go-to resource when a sudden crisis affects someone in your world. You may hear about a job loss, cancer diagnosis, or death in the family and do a quick search for the best way to reach out.
Even better? Plan ahead for success. Your future can be less stressful and more fulfilling when you have examined yourself, considered lots of ideas, and figured out a plan in advance.
The start of a New Year is the perfect time to commit to making a plan. Continue reading A New Year’s Resolution, or… A Plan For Blessing Others
Last week, I celebrated my 20th blog post. I had an extra Diet Dr. Pepper and said wahoo, or something like that. Kidding aside, it was a milestone for me, something I’d looked ahead to as a sign of a “real” blogger. Continue reading Celebrate: 20th Blog Post
You may have run into this already — or you may be afraid of it — but sometimes you will need to say No. We don’t want to disappoint our someone or to negate anything we’ve already done, but here’s a reminder:
NO can actually be a helpful word. Continue reading Saying No
If you have been discouraged by not doing as much for others as you had hoped, it might be that you never stopped to take inventory of your own personality.
A blessing that almost all of us can offer, in almost all situations, is the blessing of mercy. Continue reading Mercy — Choosing a New Perspective
Welcome to Blessing Your Someone —
a place to become comfortable and to build confidence in walking alongside your someone during hard times.
Hello and welcome on blog day 1.
A vision of standing at the site where two great rivers meet was somewhere down my bucket list. I had crossed both the mighty Mississippi and the wide Missouri (of ♫Shenandoah♫ fame) many times in my life. In my imagination, the two would come together in a roaring, rushing, foaming spray of wondrous power.