How Can Difficulty Be “For My Good”?

Dear Traveler, I’m doing a “Blog Swap” this month! I’m swapping posts with Eliana Duran, a talented teenage writer from the Young Writer’s Workshop.  She also posted my article “5 Ways to Love our Families Better“, on her website at Eliana The Writer.  If you’ve been facing big (or small) challenges in life, then this lovely …

Why True Beauty Doesn’t Try

[Two Different Kinds of Beauty] A music video splashes across the screen in psychedelic colors, throbbing with imposing bass-lines. The star dances like she’s the most attractive goddess on earth. I sit in the comfort of my bedroom, pondering how our culture finds this beautiful. The star bends and twirls. Her ultra-revealing clothes leave no room …