Merry Christmas

Meeting Our Challenges Head-On!

December 25, 2015

Dear Readers: It’s Christmas morning and I want to wish you all the blessings of the day.

Christmas changed everything for mankind for this was the day Jesus appeared the first time, having left His heavenly home to come to earth in the form

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Giving Up

Facing Our Challenges Head-On!

December 29, 2015

Dear Julie: I’m heartbroken. I was sure my boyfriend would finally ask me to marry him over Christmas. But the presents are unwrapped and there was no ring–again. We’ve been together for 5 years and there’s no promise of commitment from him. Should I hope for

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Suddenly Sexy

Facing Our Challenges Head-On!

December 22, 2015

Dear Julie: Over the past 15 months, I’ve lost 85 pounds and I look good. The problem is guys that never even noticed me when I was heavy are coming on to me. I’m uncomfortable about this. If I wasn’t good enough for them before,

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Feeling Confused

Meeting Today’s Challenges Head-On!

December 18, 2015

Dear Julie: I married on the rebound when my longtime boyfriend broke up with me for someone else. The man I married is a good person and loves me more than I deserve, but ever since my old boyfriend came back on the scene, I can’t

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Losing My Joy

Meeting Today’s Challenges Head-On!

December 15, 2015

Dear Julie: With the holidays upon us, the annual struggle with my kids is at the boiling point. They want so many things I can’t afford. I read stories about Christmas past, how children were content with one small gift because they understood the family didn’t

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Feeling Trapped

Meeting Today’s Challenges Head-On!

December 8, 2015

Dear Julie: I don’t know why the Spirit is leading me to contact you as I’m not a person to tell my business. I’m a woman of God and hold an office as elder in my church. My husband is also a

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Couch Potato

Facing Our Challenges Head-On!

December 4, 2015

Dear Julie: I’ve been retired for six months and spend a lot of time watching television. I’ve noticed, however, that I’m gaining weight and losing interest in life. What can I do to get up off the couch and begin to live again?–Couch Potato

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Wanting to Help

Facing Our Challenges Head-On!

December 1, 2015

Dear Julie: 7 years ago I was diagnosed with an illness that my ex fiancé gave me. We ended our 9 year relationship a year ago. I’m over the relationship but I never really dealt with the illness. Now that he’s out of my life,

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