How Do You Speak to Yourself?

How Do You Speak to Yourself?

By Kelsey Klepper It seems to be so much easier for me to be kind to others and to show more compassion towards complete strangers than to myself. Okay, except maybe when my toddler has been pushing me all day, then it’s difficult for me to consistently find my...
Life After Death

Life After Death

By Rae Lynn DeAngelis It’s intriguing to hear stories of near death experiences when someone dies but is brought back to life. A friend of mine had just such an experience a couple of years back. She went in for routine surgery but had a severe reaction to the...
Shake Off Shame (Part 2)

Shake Off Shame (Part 2)

By Kimberly Davidson My senior year was coming to a close. In our sorority, the junior class had a tradition of roasting the senior class with a “special gift.” I feared what toxic tribute waited for me. My gift was a box of laxatives. Mortified, my face turned...
What’s One Cookie….?

What’s One Cookie….?

By Alison Feinauer So I came home and had a cookie. They were sitting on my counter for a few days, and I kept saying no.  But then, on a tiring Thursday afternoon, they caught me at my weakest.  So I said, “just one.”  But then I had another, and then...
Knowledge Changes Everything!

Knowledge Changes Everything!

By Kimberly Davidson When school was let out for the day, either Mom or our babysitter, Annie, would meet my brother (age 7) and me (age 10) by the school playground. We’d go on to do something fun for a couple hours, like go to the park or a museum. On one particular...