Got Joy?

by Donna Berger How are you feeling today? Does the weight of the world have your shoulders sagging? Or, is there a spring in your step because you have the ‘joy’ that lightens your load? The dictionary says joy is “a feeling of great pleasure and happiness.” But...

The Dream We Dream

One common trait across all mankind is the propensity to dream. Our dreams aren’t all the same, and what some long for may be foolish to another, but from the time we are children, we have dreams for how our life will go. Even the most cynical people in the...

Finding Joy in the Desert

Recently, with stinging tears running down her face, a dear friend of mine revealed that she had been trudging through a ‘desert of faith’ for some time. Most of us have been there. We have experienced those times in life when the flow of grace in us seems to diminish...

A Heavenly Birthday

This week, my daughter Dawn, would be thirty-six years old. I’ll never know if she would have become the Olympic ice skater or hand surgeon that she dreamed of becoming, or if she would have a family of her own and I would be a grandmother several times over by now....

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