What is Happiness?

*Writer Kendra Cherry defines happiness as, an emotional state characterized by feelings of joy, satisfaction, contentment, and fulfillment. While happiness has many different definitions, it is often described as involving positive emotions and life satisfaction.  How often can you expect to be happy? About half the time. When I heard this recently, I confess that … Continue reading What is Happiness?

Do You Have a Cluttered Heart and Soul? Psalm 15

Drowning in stuff Some days my house could be featured on one of those shows where they share the before and after home organization transformation. Mostly, I would be a great candidate for before pics. I’ve practiced that Marie Kondo method, joined some groups on social media, and even did one of those “40 bags … Continue reading Do You Have a Cluttered Heart and Soul? Psalm 15

Do you have time for a conversation? Psalm 9b

During my season of parenting teenagers, there was one thing I could always count on -- inconvenient conversations. Just as I was nodding off or felt beyond exhausted, one of my teens chose to begin a meaningful conversation. Suddenly, words poured forth freely, and the opportunity to truly connect arrived. These conversation opportunities opened up … Continue reading Do you have time for a conversation? Psalm 9b