When teenage step-children react with hostility, they are expressing deep pain.
Women are blessed with the special talents to create positive environments wherever we are and with whatever we are doing.
A husband is having an e-mail relationship with a woman he has never met and who lives oceans away. Is he "cheating" on his wife?
The young wife wants to please yet do things her way. The young husband remembers the way his mother did things -- perfectly. The mother hates to let go. This is a combination that spells disaster.
In the month of Cheshvan, there is only silence. This lack of communication between God and his children warrants the addition of the word "bitter" to the month of Cheshvan.
When others have harmed our lives, it is easy to adopt an attitude of blame. We need to realize that the ultimate solution must come from inside of ourselves.
"Didn't you ever hear of birth control?" There was no malice in her question. She simply couldn't understand the value of having a large family.
A woman came to me in deep despair, asking a very difficult question: "My husband had an affair with another woman. How can I ever forgive him and trust again?"
Every moment of life is a gift, but too many of us are bogged down by what was or what will be and fail to keep the present in focus.
Home has nothing to do with bricks and mortar and furnishings; it has everything to do with the spirit which fills it.
When the focus changes from self-growth to diapers and dishes, a woman's relationship with God is bound to need some adjusting.
When dealing with pain, there's no time to wait: addressing problems at their inception averts much heartache.
She is a 94-year-old woman who comes to shul dressed like a queen; she is always regal, exuding a special light, as she smiles at all she encounters.
Intimacy is a magical God-given energy, with the potential for abuse, as one young wife painfully found out.
Where's the beef? Examining the pros and cons.