October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. October is almost over. Are we any closer to a cure? I believe that depends on where you are looking for your answer. The problem, as I see it, is that rather than looking for a magic pill to make the cancer go away, we have to take personal responsibility and make some very tough changes in our lifestyles.
Almost daily, at work, I have someone call in to our office who has been diagnosed with cancer. Typically, they have done everything that “the doctors” ordered: chemotherapy, radiation, etc., pumping their body full of poison in an effort to also kill the cancer cells. And by the time they call my office, they sound almost desperate. Nothing seems to have worked and they have no where else to turn. . . . → Read More: Are we winning?
I have to tell you that I absolutely love Paula Deen! She is so adorable with all of that Southern Charm just bubbling out with every word she speaks. And her recipes, oh my, it is no small wonder she is as famous as she is. That girl can COOK! But honestly, I gain 5 pounds every single time I watch her show, and I can just feel my arteries clogging with all of that butter. So, every once in a while, I have to take one of her recipes and try to make it a wee bit more healthy. . . . → Read More: Crock-pot Onion Apple Soup
What is keeping you from living out your someday? What can you do today to start making some of those dreams come true? . . . → Read More: Someday
Have you ever watched children at play and wished that you could capture some of that energy and health and put it in a bottle? I believe we have come very close.
What I am learning is that our bodies produce Redox Signaling Molecules. These molecules help the cells communicate with each other. They also give us . . . → Read More: Fountain of Youth?
Especially in this day and age, it seems that everyone is looking for some way to make a little extra money. Even if you are lucky enough to have a job, you never know what is going to happen. 401k’s seem to be losing money faster than you can put it in. . . . → Read More: Etsy Economics
So what is the key to a long and lasting relationship? Some people would say that the key is communication. And I agree, that is a terribly important part. I can tell you, there have been times in our relationship, where no matter how hard we try, it seems we just aren’t communicating in the same language. . . . → Read More: Loving and Being Loved
There are so many things that we take for granted, freedoms that we enjoy because of brave men and women; that they miss out on while they are serving our country. . . . → Read More: Happy Memorial Day – Thank You
They say time heals. I’m not sure that is true, but it does take away the raw edges of the pain. But even now sometimes it’s okay to just, cry. . . . → Read More: It’s Okay to Cry and Scream
That’s why when I made this wonderful Creamy Mustard Dill Sauce, I didn’t exactly correct him when he assumed that it was a cream based sauce. But it is DELICIOUS! I served it over baked salmon and steamed asparagus, with wild rice on the side. Not even my pickiest eater complained. And this was so easy! . . . → Read More: Delightful Spring Food
You see, I have been reading and studying the parable of the lost sons from Luke 15:11-32. I have always looked at that parable as a great story of how God loves us no matter what we do and will always welcome us with open arms when we admit our need for him. And it is, because he does. But I never gave much thought to the second part of the parable. When the younger brother is welcomed home, the elder brother throws a little ‘tizzy fit’. . . . → Read More: A Public Apology