• Youth
    Find Your Youth—It’s Not Too Late

    What is youth? Most often we refer to it simply as the period between childhood and adulthood when we transition from dependence to independence. Others define it as a feeling, appearance, energy, vitality, or another characteristic that...

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  • Love
    Love and the Art of Give and Take

    One day my 9-year-old was playing violin outside a small shopping plaza. She’s done this before and it’s common for people to watch for a while and then throw some money in her violin case. But this time,...

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  • Love
    Love—Just in Time

    My husband of 23 years announced he was leaving. And he did. I tumbled down, down shock shattered dreams heart-break fear. In the ensuing months, snippets of his actions leaked to me from one of our teenagers...

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  • Self Esteem
    How to Boost Your Confidence After Divorce

    Divorce really has a way of wrecking our lives. Not only are we learning to be single again, we are also forced to adapt to new realities of a change in lifestyle, schedules, and retirement plans. As...

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  • Daily Devotional
    When Doors Don’t Open

    I will never leave you nor forsake you. (Joshua 1:5, NIV) Friend to Friend The morning had been hectic and they were running late because the baby needed a last minute diaper change. Tara needed to get all...

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  • We Gravitate Towards What We Contemplate

    Ever glance off at a pretty sunset only to feel your car tires jarring along the roadside? Truth is, if we focus exclusively on driving between the yellow lines, we avoid veering. We can apply this principle...

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  • Life Is This Moment

    2017 was to be a milestone year. I was turning 50, celebrating 30 years of marriage to my high school sweetheart and our five children were busy striving toward their goals and dreams. In hindsight, though, I...

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  • Jumping Back in the Dating Pool: It’s Less Scary Than You Think

    Dating can be scary. Depending on how long it’s been since you have been on a date, you may not have a clue where to begin to find a new mate. The world has moved on in...

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  • Tips To Improve Your Relationship With Your Daughter-in-Law

    Do you want to create a better understanding and reduce tension? If these are a few of the questions that frequently enter your mind, then read on for some answers. Mothers Are Always Mothers I’d like to attempt...

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  • A Fifty Plus Life Reimagined

    After much prayer and soul searching I relocated to the Greater Atlanta Area from Greenville, SC. It was something I had considered for a while but not seriously until a year after finding myself suddenly single and...

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  • love
    Don’t Take Love for Granted

    When Laura once again found herself seated alone in the corner booth of her favorite coffee shop she could not hold back the tears. Seeing lovers exchanging gifts and pleasantries over coffee on Valentine’s Day was almost...

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  • Daily Devotional
    May 23, 2018-The All-In Mom

    By Arlene Pellicane— Today’s Truth  I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives in you also (2 Timothy 1:5, NIV)....

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  • Eating Disorder Recovery — Possible In Midlife

    By Beth Rosenbaum— “As a teenager, I did not obsess about bingeing. I just did it on occasion. No big deal, I thought. As I got older, however – from my 20’s straight through my 50’s – it...

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  • How to Maintain Lifelong Love: Advice from Couples in Their 90s

    By Keith A. Myers— Whether they’ve been together for most of their lives or had a second chance at love in their later years, senior couples have a wealth of insight from their personal experience.  Couples in residence...

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  • Daily Devotional
    March 26, 2018-Dream Homes and Fixer Uppers

    By Arlene Pellicane— Today’s Truth  Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife (Proverbs 21:9, NIV).  Friend to Friend  There we were – my realtor husband and I...

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  • A Muddy Beginning to Blending a Family

    By Lesley Klenk– When we turned 50, my husband and I sold our home where we raised our children. We designed the house when we were newlyweds believing that six bedrooms, four bathrooms, two staircases, formal living...

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