Yearly Archives: 2012

  • Dear LFI: How Do I Help My Friend?

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

  • What is Your Superpower?

    Sandi and I talked about superhero powers a while back and both thought it would make a great topic of conversation!  Sandi Amorim is a blogger and coach. “Superman’s greatest contribution has never been the superhero part:..

  • What Does Your T-Shirt Say?

    Let’s give a warm welcome to Carmelo, leading the discussion here at LFI for the first time. You know he’s no stranger here as he always adds a lot to the conversation. Take it away Carmelo! Do..

  • Would You Return for Another Life?

    My mother died seven years ago on the day of the US Thanksgiving. We live in Canada but Mom was American. Her family was just sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner when they received our sad phone call…

  • I Have an Idea!

    If you know me well you’re cringing now and thinking “Oh no!” as my closest friends do when I say “I have an idea!” What? You’re doing that? Aw! The idea was inspired by what’s been happening..

  • Will You Walk a Mile in My Shoes?

    They say you can never truly understand someone until you have walked a mile in their shoes, but can you ever really do that? I never knew what to say at a funeral wake until my mother..