The Absence of a Father in a Child’s Life

The Absence of a Father in a Child’s Life

Are you a single mother raising your child in a fatherless family dynamic? No matter how great of a mother you strive to be, you cannot replace what a father provides to a child’s life. Let’s take a look at the absence of a father in a child’s life. According to an article at family-studies.org,… Continue Reading

The Effects of an Absent Father from the Home

The Effects of an Absent Father from the Home

Are you one of the many American single family households? Worried how an absent father being out of the home affects your child? Let’s take a look at the involvement of a father in a child’s life. According to an article at firstthings.org, “The Importance of a Father Figure” “Many boys today do not know… Continue Reading

Time Stops with Dad

Time Stops with Dad

Time Stops with Dad On this day when we honor fathers, I want to thank the men of the world who give of themselves… their strength, caring and wisdom. What it means to be a father in our culture is changing. I grew up in an era where few fathers were actively involved in the day-to-day… Continue Reading

Change Comes to Safran Hamilton!

Change Comes to Safran Hamilton!

So, this is an actual picture of a saffron flower which was used to create my logo.  Safran is the German spelling for the spice.  I went back to using my maiden name along with my married name because my brother only had girls and there was an apparent end to our line of Safrans. … Continue Reading

Self-Love: Part 2

Self-Love: Part 2

If you’ve been following our blog you know that the topic is on self-love. In the first part of our blog series the focus was on questions to ask yourself. We’ll now look at the meaning of self-love.   According to an article at psychologytoday.com, “ What is Self-Love?”   “Self-love is a popular term today that… Continue Reading

Self-Love: Part 1

Self-Love: Part 1

Is it easy for you to give love to others than yourself first? If this is a challenge for you, let’s take a look at questions to ask yourself to see exactly how much self-love you give yourself.   According to an article bigthink.com, “How Much Do You Love Yourself?     “This is your life,… Continue Reading

Sitting with Death

Sitting with Death

Some of you know that I’m a volunteer for one of our local hospice groups.  Every once in a while we gather together to add to our education about the process of death and dying.  It’s more than just continuing education but also a way to share experiences and support one another.   Our meeting… Continue Reading

How Does Loneliness Effect Mind and Body?

How Does Loneliness Effect Mind and Body?

Are you feeling lonely at this moment in your life? Did you know that loneliness has many health effects? Let’s take a look at the research behind the causes and health effects associated with loneliness.   According to an article at usatoday30.usatoday.com, “Is it Hard for you to Connect with People?”   “Jody Schoger felt… Continue Reading

Best Valentine Ever!

Best Valentine Ever!

This being the month of love and all, I’m sending you a suggestion for a Valentine to give yourself.  It’s the gift of forgiveness.   A number of years ago I was in a very dark place, stuck in the energy of anger and betrayal.  “How could he do that to me?”  I carried my… Continue Reading

Conscious Expansion of Time?

Conscious Expansion of Time?

A few days ago I had an exciting conversation with Jude Currivan, a British scientist and healer with a master’s degree in physics, specializing in cosmology and quantum theory and a PhD in archaeology, researching ancient cosmologies.  (And if you don’t want to look up cosmology as I did, here’s a definition.  It’s a branch… Continue Reading

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