1 Moment Wiser exists to help you live wisely in every area of life. You can read my blog posts, books and magazine articles, watch daily devotional videos and now you can meet the wise people I know! Once or twice a month, I also do a live Facebook interview with someone who has proven
“Wipe that look off your face!” “Change that tone!” Do these parenting lines sound familiar? If you are a parent, join me for an interview with Keysha Truss Chester, Master Educator and author of Parents to Partners. Saturday, 8/18/2018 9-9:30 am Central Click here to watch, comment and share.
7/3/2017 When she was 75, Grandma found a baby on her doorstep. Okay, I was 25, but she took me in anyway. That’s the year Richard and I lost our spouses and took comfort in each other. We moved to Springfield, MO to help Richard’s stepdad in his auto shop, but the shop had closed
The year I turned 31, I had my first family misfit moment. I’d grown up 1,000 miles away from my dad, but he was always seated atop my mental pedestal. I would replay his voice saying, “Hi, gal,” when I was mad at my stepfather and dreaming of living with Mike Bridges, motorcycle dad. I
Do you find pleasure in your own company? Who are the special people in your life? I’d like to help you enjoy your alone time, connect easily with others and nurture lifelong relationships. I’m betting you have some wisdom to share for other readers as well. Please click here to complete an anonymous 10-question survey and make the
There’s something I stopped telling people a couple of years ago, not because it’s a secret but because the words carry responsibility. I wasn’t ready to be responsible. One birthday passed, then another, then another. When I was growing up, we regularly visited the most romantic couple in the universe. They loved each other, they
Memorial Day is a confusing time for my emotions. War is a horrible thing, and it’s hard for me to understand why we haven’t found a better way to deal with conflict by 2016. But Memorial Day isn’t about a concept, it’s about the people who have willingly joined the military—for honor or passion or