Kindness Found In A Doughnut

I’d like to explain how Saturday mornings work in the Phillips household. At about 6 a.m., my almost 3-year-old son, Ben, wakes up, sneaks out of bed and goes to find the dog in her kennel. The dog then wakes up, sees my 8-year-old daughter sleeping and proceeds to jump all over her bed. My…
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Finding The Angels Among Us

Do you believe in angels? My husband and I go around and around on whether ghosts exist, but he won’t even touch the angel issue. I do believe in angels, so I think my practical husband is a little worried that if he comes out as a non-believer, they may stop watching over him. Angels…
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Find Kindness In Doing One Thing At A Time

How are those New Year’s Resolutions coming?   Every year, I resolve not to make a resolution. I find the New Year is a good time to sit back and give myself credit for the things I’m doing right instead of trying to fix all of my “problem areas.” It’s kind of like a little…
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Accepting Acts Of Kindness

I have a friend who is a giver. She gives her time, talent, money and all her other resources to anyone and everyone who is lucky enough to cross her path. But she is terrible at receiving. She readily admits it makes her very uncomfortable when people try to give her gifts, both in the…
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Heart Gallery

How many pictures do you think you’ll take of your kids or grandkids this Christmas? Ten? Twenty? A hundred? I’m not much for photography, but these days, with my phone and camera all rolled into one, it’s easy to snap a few photos when the kids are being just too darn cute. I assumed all…
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