If a close friend of yours has a problem with drugs and/or alcohol, you might be unsure about what to do. You want to assist them, but you’re not sure what to do or where to start. Here’s how to help a friend struggling with an addiction.   Listen to Them   Addiction is
  Deal of the Day!! Full Price on all Damaged items! Don’t you love it when you find the shoes or clothes in stock? The best part is when they are on sale! You immediately rush to the checkout line excited to add it to your collection. While you are in line, you notice that your
  I remember being up for a huge departmental promotion from my employer years ago. I had dotted my I’s and crossed all my T’s. For all its worth, I was beaming with anticipation of taking on a new and larger role within my organization. In my heart of hearts, I knew I had the
“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” -Maya Angelou    The kind of legacy we leave will only reflect the kind of life we lived. Seems obvious, but there is a bit of irony in our tendency to romanticize the leaving,
  Say this slow…   God I need you.   I’ve learned that it is completely and utterly okay to state the mere fact the your faith is fragile, and you are longing for your Heavenly Father to give you life.   It must become a learned behavior to admit you are broken, and admit
    Java and I have been in a long-term relationship ever since I could talk. Ok. Maybe you haven’t noticed, but I have an obsession with coffee. Yes. I admit it. Coffee shops are my kryptonite. I try to evade the sweet scent of intoxication, but I can’t resist – I can’t pass by
    The aroma of organic coffee beans, fresh hair gel and musky cologne waft through the air and beckon me to step into the modern amphitheater. The lights grow dim and the crowds push forward, yet the volunteers stand their ground like sentinels at their post – no one blinks and no one moves.
    “Drip. Drip. Drip. Drip.” Welcome to the incessant sound that invades my space and challenges my senses. It won’t stop. Regardless of how many times I’ve examined the cup or peered at the lid, this monolithic drip continues to challenge my patience and peace. Why? What is wrong with this Starbuck’s cup? THEN,
  As I clicked “Send,” I said a quick prayer and waited for their response. I need this meeting. I need this client. I need this opportunity. I REALLY need a nap. It seemed like hours and THEN, I heard it –  the beautiful sound of victory – “You’ve got mail.” I know what you
    I turned 30 recently, and truth be told, it’s all been very anticlimactic. I don’t actually feel different, but there is a constant awareness that I am older and I should feel different. A big part of this is because I spent my 29th birthday having a pity party in anticipation of turning 30. Silly, I