They say that comparison is the thief of joy.  I have been thinking about this a lot lately.  From my current perspective, everyone has it better than I do.  I find myself jealous of the nicer houses, newer cars, pretty fingernails, the great job, fashionable clothes, vacations, fitness, makeup and trendy jewelry and such.  I … More Comparison

Christmas Spirit

I’ve been thinking about Christmas over the last 2 days. My mom and I may not have a great relationship now, but I remember she always made Christmas such a magical part of our year, even though we had very little money. The tradition of making cookies, decorating the tree, driving around to see Christmas … More Christmas Spirit