Tag: encouragement

Helping Friends in Grief

Helping Friends in Grief

My husband Tom and I lost three of our parents in three years. While we grieved our losses, our friends showed kindness…

The Gift of Gathering Friends

The Gift of Gathering Friends

I’m convinced God designed me to gather people. To serve them, encourage them and watch magic happen when strangers become friends. I…

How to be Strong

How to be Strong

Recalling my childhood I don’t remember ever talking about feelings. The unspoken message was to be quiet and good. We knew our parents loved us unconditionally, but it wasn’t exactly in vogue to share feelings.