One Reason Why You Can’t Live Your Child’s Life

You Want To Live Where? Have you ever wanted to live somewhere else? Have you ever dreamed of experiencing life in completely different surroundings?  I have.  My daydreams usually include living somewhere with a long history — a cottage in an English village or a flat in a Scottish city.  I would even settle for … More One Reason Why You Can’t Live Your Child’s Life

It’s Important To Keep The Maine Thing The Maine Thing

Years ago, I attended a Christian Women’s Conference where I heard a phrase that really stuck with me—“You’ve got to keep the main thing the main thing.” The main thing the speaker was referring to is faith in Jesus Christ. There is nothing more important and it should be the main thing in our lives. … More It’s Important To Keep The Maine Thing The Maine Thing

Back To School Already? Simple Things Empty Nesters Don’t Know

It’s that time of year again — back to school.  The only reason I know this is because of all of the first day of school pictures on my social media feed the last couple of weeks. Those, along with the posts of the moms and dads taking their freshman to college for the first … More Back To School Already? Simple Things Empty Nesters Don’t Know

How Technology Surprised Me On The Road To Damascus

Who Needs Technology? I have a love/hate relationship with technology.  Sometimes, I sound like the older generation I used to roll my eyes at when I was younger.   “Why do we need so many television channels?” “Why do I get so much junk email?” “Why have we become so tethered to our smart phones … More How Technology Surprised Me On The Road To Damascus