Conflict Resolution

Most people I know, have struggled in a relationship at some time, be it personal or business.  The best way to solve it is still the Bible way.  (Matthew 18:15-17) First:  go directly to the person.  Try to meet in a neutral  place, like a coffee shop.  Be willing to take some responsibility, if the…Read more »

Take Heart!

“In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” -John 16:33b With February 14th on the horizon, I felt the need for some words of encouragement and a few novel ways to celebrate. A member of my family celebrates “Gal-entines” Day, a ladies night out with girl friends. Other ideas:  Send…Read more »

Plan ahead for severe weather

    Prepare ahead for a power outage: Is your cell phone fully charged? Flashlights working? Do you have enough meds, food, water? Communicate with others, but keep conversations short in case someone else is trying to get through Buddy up with a friend or family if your home or theirs is too cold If…Read more »

Moving Songs Send Me

In the words of that lyrical bard, Dion: “Yeah, I’m the wanderer…” We were all settled in our rental, awaiting building a new home on land we purchased.  The process was at a standstill.  I missed the joys of painting walls and having a garden.  In frustration, I was surfing the net and one day…Read more »

Count your beans business owners

  I check my pantry before going to the store.  I also keep a weekly list of anything I know I am low on.  Applying this to a business makes sense. Inventory before you shop.  Take stock of the office and housekeeping supplies as well as your shop stock.  Why buy stock you don’t need? …Read more »

Happy New Year

Loving living in Cape Charles VA this past year.  Last night they lowered a giant crab pot to ring in the new year. It has been a year of transition for us.  David retired from a company he worked for 17 years.  Now he is enjoying part time work at a popular local restaurant.  I…Read more »