The Lighter Side


“A cheerful heart is good medicine..” Proverbs 17:22

Life should be fun and full of laughter. Adding some joy to your life is like taking a pain medicine when you have a headache.  It brings relief and normalcy back to your world.  We all need a daily dose of laughter and joy.  When we are in a stressful meeting and someone makes an ironic mistake, everyone laughs, and suddenly the room feels lighter.  Or, when you watch an intense movie and the comic relief says or does something funny, and amazingly the intensity seems bearable.  Life can be heavy and draining but add in a little joy and laughter and suddenly the whole world becomes a lot more bearable.

With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.

                                                                                                        – Abraham Lincoln


Laughable Moments

  • A Wife for My Son (6/22/2016) - One night while tucking my four-year old into bed, past his bed time, little fingers pushed my wedding ring around as we lay quietly in the light of his bedroom lamp.  A question burst from my sons’ lips like a landslide. “Mom, what is this?”  His finger rolled over the diamond in my wedding set. … Continue reading A Wife for My Son