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4 Hugs A Day


The power of the human touch is vital. Several sources suggest that everyone needs at least four hugs a day for healthy survival, 8 hugs a day for emotional strength and 12 hugs a day to really grow. Start hugging. Start by hugging your children and your spouse. . . .12 hugs a day! What a difference you will make in their lives.

Pray For Your President


When my calendar announced that February 16 is Presidents’ Day, I asked myself: How can I use this designated American holiday on Wisdom of the Wounded, a caregiving program? Swiftly, the answer came: I should do a program on caring for our President!

How can we care for our President? Again, the answer came quickly, we can pray.

My Husband is Having an Affair


If a friend said to you, “My husband or my wife is having an affair,” what would you say and do?  How could you best help that friend? Nancy shares how she responded when her friend Sue said, “My husband is having an affair!” Nancy says, “Sue and her husband are dear friends of mine. […]

A Phone Booth and a Disconnected Phone


What does a phone booth with a disconnected phone inside have to do with grieving? First of all, maybe you are wondering what a phone booth is.  Before cell phones, if you were traveling or away from your home phone and wanted to make a phone call, you would look for a small booth with […]

Everyone is Fighting a Hard Battle


Plato said, “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” Recently I did a presentation for a group of about 20 adults and I was surprised to hear of all the issues and suffering that were going on with this group of individuals.  For example, they were dealing with aging parents, there were […]

Who Killed Jimmie Lee Jackson?


Recently I watched the movie, “Selma,” which tells the story of the  1965 civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in search of equal voting rights.  I remember many horrific scenes and words spoken, but the one scene which still challenges me (and you too?) today is when during one of the marches a […]

Words Of Wisdom From Martin Luther King

Words of Wisdom from Martin Luther King from Internet:  Brainy Quote How can we honor Martin Luther King? Perhaps the best ways to remember and honor Martin Luther King is to select one of his most memorable quotes and then “live” it in your daily life, “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t […]