We Don’t Know What the Future Holds


We are now in week six of my mother, Florence Littauer’s, hoped for recovery from a stroke that took place on May 16—and week two at Covenant Specialty Hospital in Lubbock Texas. I’ve been at her bedside for 5-7 hours nearly every day (I do have a couple of friends who spell me for a…

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An Update on Florence Littauer’s health

Update on Florence Littauer's health

It has been a month since my mother, Florence Littauer, had a stroke. (Photo is from the day before the stroke.) I wanted to give family and friends an update on Florence Littauer’s health. She is now into week five of a hoped-for recovery and is in a third facility. When we called 911 on…

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My Phone has the Blues

Ask any Blue (Perfect Melancholy) and they’ll tell you that there’s a place for everything and everything should be in its place. One look at our phones and you’ll see that there’s no such thing as carrying this philosophy to an extreme. At first glance you’ll marvel at the visual appeal, how the sleek and…

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Are the Personalities Biblical?

A member of my ReBUILD coaching group recently asked, “Are The Personalities biblical?” She wondered if there was a biblical basis for common views about personality differences. As you may know, I have written about The Personalities in many of my books, including A Gift of Mourning Glories. My assistant, Diane Pestes, and I compiled…

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Which is the best personality to be?

Wired That Way book cover.

Because the Personality Profile is a tool, not a test, the results are never “right” or “wrong.” Like the natural tendency to want to get a high score in an exam, people often ask, “Which is the best Personality to be?” The answer: The Personality living in its strengths! Review the list of Personality strengths…

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