Category: Relationships

Two women walking and talking on a beach

Healthy Friendship Boundaries That Grow Relationships

Let’s burst a myth bubble about friends. If you’re over 50, you know that a BFF, best friends forever, is rare. You may have a best friend, but if she was there at your birth, then your relationship is truly unique. (I’d guess you are twins.) If you only acquired

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It isn't always easy to find new friends when you're a woman over 50 facing different changes in life.
Age gracefully

How to Find New Friends When You Are Over 50

I couldn’t wait for recess. My best friend, Kathy, was meeting me by the big tree in the playground. We were going to play “Peter Pan and Windy” with a bunch of school friends. Of course, I was going to be Peter Pan OR Captain Hook. (Did I want to

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Creating a blessing isn't hard, but it will require your heart, a little reflection, and an understanding of how God's power works through a blessing.

5 Surprising Benefits of Creating a Blessing

Wouldn’t you like to change the negative atmosphere that surrounds us these days? Or lift the heart of one who feels like the scum of the earth? Or see destiny rest upon the life of someone you love? And, hey, what about knowing that your kids and grandkids are safely

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Comfort for a grandson

Comfort is a language of the soul

Pausing for a moment as I brushed my teeth, I heard Tom came in with Sawyer, our 4-year-old grandson. Sleeping in a tent with his cousins and Grandpa wasn’t Sawyer’s idea of a good night’s sleep at his first Camp Grandma. He’d played hard all day—swimming, games, snacks, crafts, a

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33 Conversation Questions
Personal Growth

33 Questions to Ignite a Connection With Those You Love

Confession time here… I occasionally feel like a duck out of water when talking with my kids. Teenagers don’t always want Mom’s input, and I sometimes have to gauge moods and timing even now that they’re adults. And it isn’t just my kids; it can be with anyone I love

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