What is in a Name?

Names. What is in a name? I didn’t used to think a name amounted to much. Until years later… Now, you all might see me as a fighter kind of girl. I wrote a book called, “Fear Fighting.” The point is not me; it is my name. My name means “warrior.” Kelly is warrior. I never knew that. I never knew …

Relief from Your Worries

I had big problems. In fact, for weeks they were so big they consumed my thoughts. Like an endless dishwasher cycle, they circled. . . I can’t ever… That person will never… I don’t know if this will ever… There is no way… I’ve got to figure out an answer… The endless thought cycle kept going, but when all was …

5 Steps to Remove the Residual Crud

I am noticing some residual crud in my heart. Residual crud = irritation at others you can’t seem to shake off. Perhaps you have it too. It sounds like this in your mind: I am so angry at them, I hate them, I can’t believe they…, I don’t know why anyone would ever…, people always…, they are so…, why does …

The Emotional Whiplash of Sending a Child to College

“Emotional whiplash,” that is what happens when we launch a child into college. How can something so exciting carry with it such a dichotomy of emotions which include grief and joy; fear and delight; emptiness and fullness…just to name a few. Let me bring you up to speed on where I’m at in this process personally. I have four children. …