I’m convinced that one of the most telling ways to figure out what’s going on in your life is to take a good look at your meal planning routine. It took me quite a while to get it through my brain that I didn’t really need as much food on our dinner table each evening after our kids moved out. At first, it felt strange paring back or halving every recipe. Unnatural even.
About Michele Howe
Michele is the author of fourteen books for women and has published over 2000 articles, reviews, and curriculum to more than 100 different publications. Her articles and reviews have been published in Good Housekeeping, First For Women, Single Parent Family, Christian Single, and many other publications. Michele’s single parenting titles include, Going It Alone and Still Going It Alone. After having undergone six shoulder surgeries, Michele saw the need for a women’s inspirational health-related book co-authored with her orthopedic surgeon titled, Burdens Do a Body Good: Meeting Life’s Challenges with Strength (and Soul), released in 2010 and from which Prescription for Life, their health, medical and surgical informational book is based. One Size Fits All: Making Healthy Choices, Stepping Into a Meaningful Life, a women's health/inspirational devotional by Lighthouse of the Carolinas was released late 2012 along with Burden Lifters: Every Woman's Daily Guide to a Healthy Happy Life published by Bondfire Books in 2013. Her newest release is and Faith, Friends, and Other Flotation Devices published by ACTA Publications. Read more of Michele's work athttp://michelehowe.wordpress.com/ and contact Michele at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entries by Michele Howe
People instinctively know if they’re being schmoozed and it’s always unattractive. The question then is how to offer praise genuinely when someone is glaringly lacking from every visible vantage point.
What have you waited for? All of us have had experiences of desperate waiting, haven’t we? We can all recall a few (or more) heart pounding, pulse-racing moments when God seemed absent but was really there right with us. Every one of us has experienced those times when we really believed we couldn’t wait another moment for help or relief from a tragedy too large for us to handle.
So, while grieving the loss of one well-loved man, we were simultaneously projecting ahead to the loss of another well-loved man.
It was one of those moments when feelings get all mixed up with facts and everything sort of blurs together.
During the following five months—the final five months of his life—my father in law, a man who had struggled with depression for his entire adult life, fought the good fight.
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