Accepting Differences In Opinion

Dear Paige E., I’m having a hard time these days because people have wildly different political views…if I see an opposing view it can ruin my day because I can’t stop thinking about it. I know I can’t change their opinion, so how do I stop wasting energy on this?  -Anonymous Dear A, When facedContinue reading “Accepting Differences In Opinion”

The Plumcot Tree

Dear Friend, Growing up we had a plumcot tree in our backyard that never bore good fruit. Every summer I’d approach it hoping that this year would finally be the year. Upon finding the fruit shriveled and inedible I’d leave disappointed, assuming there was something wrong with the tree.  It wasn’t until I grew upContinue reading “The Plumcot Tree”

Choosing to Let Love In (My Journey)

Dear Friend, The truth is, until recently my love life was a closed door. I didn’t let people know about it, and I didn’t let romantic love in. I dated or was in the talking-stages with all sorts of guys…some were extremely nice, and would’ve made decent boyfriends. The ones who I went out withContinue reading “Choosing to Let Love In (My Journey)”

The Chili in the Passenger Seat

Dear Friend, Have I ever told you the story of the chili in the passenger seat? A few years ago I was on my way to my friend’s apartment for a Halloween party, and I decided to make chili. It turned out amazing but here’s the problem. I didn’t consider how difficult it would beContinue reading “The Chili in the Passenger Seat”