“…I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year, ‘Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown’…” -Marie Louise Haskins I’ll admit it: I’ve never been a big fan..
Before you and I get lost in the Christmas festivities, I wanted to come onto the porch to put out the shortbread cookies, eggnog and apple cider in case anybody came by. I’m so glad you came!..
Hajra’s back with the last weekend post of 2012! As always she has found a fun and interesting topic for discussion! Not surprising, though, she does a great job over here! Take it away Hajra! There is a..
At least that’s what my mother used to say when I had a problem. And, no, the world is not going to end on December 21st, 2012 either. Are you nervous, though, even a little? Are you..
This is the second 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? On a good day..
Melanie poses a challenging question with this post. Are you thinking about charity at this time of year? Melanie is and she has an interesting way of looking at it. At this time of year, more than..
I wasn’t very assertive in the past. I never enjoyed confrontation (does anyone?) so I avoided situations which would have challenged me to confront. I’m much more assertive today than I used to be but I’m not sure..
We seem to agree that this is not a black and white world so if we just happened to find a sum of money while shopping we would know it isn’t ours and would return it, right?..
I used to see a world of absolutes where everything was black and white. It was right or wrong, this way or that way; a world without shades of gray. I think it was more comfortable to think of..