Every once in a while, I travel to the small town where my husband is buried. Almost every visit means that in one place or another — a gas station, a bakery, a hotel, a shop — someone will ask me the question: So what brings you to town?
Continue reading So what brings you to town? An unexpectedly risky question
Ever since our childhood days of building forts, passwords have been designed for secrecy, admitting only the one who has the secret code. Continue reading Someone DOES Need to Know Your Password
Welcome to Blessing Your Someone —
a place to become comfortable and to build confidence in walking alongside your someone during hard times.
Continue reading Introduction — Welcome to the Blessing Your Someone Blog
I am a fan of vocabulary. I adore the 1936 unabridged dictionary my grandmother passed down to me.
Continue reading Your Very Special Someone
For those of you considering reaching out via greeting cards — whether setting up a plan to reach out regularly on a meaningful anniversary, or becoming more spontaneous when you notice life changes around you, or even being very casual about sending greetings at random times — you may start to worry about what you might say.
Continue reading 12 Things I’ve Learned From Greeting Cards… and Their Senders (part 2)
I should first confess that I am not a card-sender, not even in the smallest way. So this is not a blessing that works for everyone — the goal is to explore blessings and discover which are most likely to succeed in your life.
With that said, I have learned that in this world there are, at any given moment, card warriors on active duty across the nation and perhaps the world.
Continue reading 12 Things I’ve Learned From Greeting Cards… and Their Senders (part 1)
We grow up wanting to help – wanting to contribute, to make a difference.
However, I propose we let go of the word help and use bless, instead.
Continue reading Letting Go of “Helping”
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.
Continue reading When lives intersect… it is a blessing