Tag :family

Posted on 30 Nov 2015
Five Kernels of Corn: A Thanksgiving Prayer

Dear God, Thanks for being the open heaven God of beautiful grace. Thanks for Thanksgiving 2015. I was reminded to honor you by one of the hosts of the Thanksgiving dinner I attended. Each person was given five kernels o...

Posted on 02 Sep 2015
If you love your family: Make the Necessary Financial Plans for Your Departure

If you love your family, take out a life insurance policy on yourself. Your family and friends shouldn't have to beg, borrow, and steal to come up with the money to put you in the ground or cremate you. The one guarante...

Posted on 19 Feb 2015
Valentines day does not = Finances, Romance or Family

"Buy me love, money can’t buy me love.” “Ain’t nothing going on but the rent got to have a job if you want to be with me”. If you got the money, honey 
I’ve got the time” are just a few lyrics to songs t...

Posted on 18 Dec 2014
Honoring a Tradition of Activism

“Mommy why did we sleep in our car last night?” I asked, as my mother pulled us into the front seat of our car to freshen us up for a new day of travel. “Girls, daddy just got tired last night and decided to pull ...

Posted on 11 Nov 2014
One Life to Live

My grandmother Ruth M Bradley was a source of great inspiration for me. She was a lot of things to many people. She was a wife, a widow, a mother, daughter, a grandmother, church musician, neighborhood watch before it h...

Posted on 16 Jul 2014
I Laid Every Stone on The Altar

There comes a time in your life when things have to “Change”. No matter what has happened or when things will happen in our lives one thing we lose sight of is God. For me when I was at my weakest moments, I didn’...

Posted on 19 Jun 2014
Of Marriage Proposals, Regret and Capital …

Affirmations - Louise Hayby JCT(Loves)Streisand* One day while visiting home in North Carolina--I had married and was living in Boston--my mother, while picking out a dress to wear to a funeral commented that she had re...

Posted on 17 Jun 2014
Of Marriage, Freedom, and A First Pregnancy …

Wisdom Cards - Affirmations - Louise Hay by JCT(Loves)Streisand* My first pregnancy occurred when I was twenty-seven. It was planned. A young minister’s wife had said, after hearing my lament the emptiness I was feeli...

Posted on 27 Jan 2014
How to Deal With Unsupportive Friends and Family

I think we at one time have had to deal with unsupportive friends and family while you think about or pursue your life or career dreams.  What do you do?  How do you stay strong?  How do you stay focused?  Here are a...

Posted on 09 Jan 2014
The Balancing Act: Taking Care of Aging Parents and Everything Else

With Babyboomers climbing into their senior years, many of their adult children are finding themselves not only caring for their young children, but also faced with the challenge of taking care of one or both of their ag...