A First Impression Never Forgotten

Grinning at me like the Cheshire cat, ten¬†little 6-10¬†year olds stood around me-- anxiously waiting for me to give out cooking¬†duties. "Okay, let's see here...you are going to crush the Oreos. You are going to mix the butter and sugar. You are going to..." (you get the point). It was a sweltering¬†hot summer day, but…

Adrift in a Sea of Couples

Sometimes, it can feel like you're the only single-fish adrift in a sea of couples. It's easy to feel lost when everyone else is coupled up, but¬†just keep swimming--¬†and you'll find the one for you, or they'll find you. I've seen many people rush into relationships after just ending one. Yes, life can be extremely…

A Love Descended from the Stars

A Love Descended from the Stars You may say that all love is descended¬†from the stars. Because, in a way,¬†parts of us have "descended"¬†from the stars. According to astronomers, our atoms and the atoms of our universe were created from stars that exploded. The remaining matter from the stars created our world--leaving us to be…

Love for Life

Everyone wants a love that lasts. A relationship that stands when the butterflies have flown away to Mexico for the season. Do you have that?¬†Keep reading on to learn¬†all the key¬†signs! Couples that work together stay together-- not literally working together in an office or whatever you do...it's important¬†to have some space! Collaboration among partners…

Lasting Impressions Lie in the Little Things: Hospitality at Age 16

The light¬†hum of the¬†doorbell called¬†me downstairs. Opening the door, I saw him standing there with nothing to offer me but the biggest smile I'd ever seen him wear--the kind that reached¬†his eyes. Internally, I beamed telling myself,¬†I did that. Taking my hand in his, he told me I looked beautiful. And I knew he meant…