• The Power of Music

    Each day I visit my hospice patients and hold a space for them to express their thoughts and feelings about their situation. At the end of my time with them, I usually sing them a song to bring them comfort. Sometimes they will sing with me – even those who haven’t spoken for months. Amazingly.… Read more

  • Transitions

    Previously I’ve been posting things that have helped me work through the challenges of my life’s journey, (“life-hacks”). About five years ago, I attended Clinical Pastoral Training and learned a lot about all the different religions and psychology. I became certified as an Interfaith Chaplain. I now work in Hospice. I provide spiritual support to… Read more

  • Clean

    When the world comes crashing down on me, I love the instant gratification of cleaning. By the time I get my frustrations worked out of my system by tackling a cleaning project, I not only feel better, but my physical environment has been drastically improved as well. Set the timer for 15 minutes. Pick the… Read more

  • Permission to be Delightfully Surprised

    Remember that YOU are the one responsible for taking care of you. When you are wise enough to do the preventative maintenance necessary for your well-being and happiness, you’ll be able to not only take care of yourself but love and serve those around you as well! In the Bible there’s a scripture that says,… Read more

  • How to Stop Being a Hot Mess

    “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” ~ Carl Bard I became single after 21 years of marriage. Because I didn’t have a degree and had few marketable skills. Everything was hard in those early days of being a single mom. I got… Read more