Monthly Archives: January 2013

  • Do You Want it All?

    “I don’t want it all – I just want a really nice piece of it!” ~ movie “The Women” I laughed when I heard the character in the movie say she just wanted a really nice piece..


  • You Will Survive

     “At first I was afraid. I was petrified, kept thinking I could never live without you by my side…” – Gloria Gaynor –  I Will Survive When I was in university I could relate to this song…





  • Dear LFI: How Do I Deal With My Fear?

    This is the fourth post in the Dear LFI series where we converge here on the porch to answer specific, personal, life-issue questions posed by anonymous contributors. Will you offer your thoughts on this issue? My life is wonderful…I..


  • What Gives Your Life Meaning?

    Twice this question arose in my life recently. The first time was when I somehow came upon Viktor Frankl’s book: Man’s Search for Meaning; the second time was in church. The priest, who cited Frankl’s book, said..


  • How Pinterest Will Change the World

    I carefully avoided Pinterest from the moment I first learned about it, not because I thought it wouldn’t be fun but because I was sure it would be! I knew I’d get lost over there and waste..


  • How Would a Child Draw You?

    Melanie is a mom of an eight-month old, adorable (and the fact he’s my great nephew has nothing to do with my saying this) little boy. Becoming a mother has caused her to look at the world differently…