I’m sure it wouldn’t surprise you if I told you that something like 94% of all news stories are negative. Bad news sells, so we get stories that stir up all sorts of unpleasant emotions. It’s not just the media either; we on an individual level tend to share more negative stories or our own […]
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22 Right about this time of year, a couple weeks before April 15, I start getting cranky. Okay, crankier than my usual tax season cranky. When I’m at my crankiest, or dealing with any extreme emotion for that matter, […]
This is a guest post by Dorie Bisanz. Dorie is a dynamic, caring and compassionate woman and has a heart for working with women around the topic of forgiveness in her coaching practice. She is hosting free teleconferences over the next few weeks on the topic, and I encourage you to read about her journey […]
Folks have been lamenting the commercialization of the holiday season for years, but the outcry this year about shopping on Thanksgiving indicates a rebellion of sorts. Christmas decorations pop up in stores in September; relentless television advertising pushes consumers to empty wallets for a “perfect” holiday; the irony of rushing around buying gifts right up […]
In the course of Project Pretend Move, I went through every single drawer, cabinet, box, and closet in our house. Every single one. I am aware of what is in all nooks and crannies and the things we kept we kept for a reason. We probably pared down 1/3 of our belongings- much of which […]
Have you lost a loved one to the tragedy of suicide? Join with us for a day of remembering and healing. This Saturday, November 22 12:30-2:30 pm Pocono Medical Center East Stroudsburg, PA You can also view the program online at www.SurvivorDay.org
Thank you for your support and concern while my son was deployed to the Middle East. I’m very happy to say he is back in the USA safe and sound- and newly engaged to his longtime girlfriend. Our family appreciates all of your kind wishes and prayers!
I’m very pleased to introduce you to a new addition to the Baehr Family Financial team! Esther Berrios joined us last week in the Stroudsburg office as a paraplanner, which means she’ll be helping with financial plans and tax planning. Esther and I have known each other since our daughters (now 21) were in preschool. […]
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Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down, but an encouraging word makes it glad. Proverbs 12:25 The effects of encouragement is such a neat thing to watch. Our little dog Dutch gives me a picture perfect example of it every morning. Dutch loves to sleep. I mean, really loves to sleep. And he loves […]