Chocolate Soup Time — Post 10

Gift #4 — Stargazing and “Not Knowing” Welcome back! I hope you enjoyed Thanksgiving as you practiced your new habit of Gratitude. Have you been keeping your own TUG4 journal? In my last post I mentioned the Wise Men as students of the stars. If you...

Chocolate Soup Time — Post 9

Gift #3 — Gratitude I have a little bit of a rebellious streak. Ok. I have a lot of a rebellious streak. Just ask my mom. Any time someone tells me something is good for me I tend to drag my feet. Exercise more. Ok. Tomorrow. Stop drinking pop. Sure thing. Next...

Chocolate Soup Time — Post 8

Gift #2 — A Prayer Partner So, we have Joseph, the father of this miracle child being open and willing to follow the instructions of an angel. What about the mother, Mary? How does she handle the news that she is going to have a baby? Like every other woman...

Chocolate Soup Time — Post 7

Preface In week #3 of our Chocolate Soup Blog, I mentioned how early in my career, a young client asked me what love is. Honestly, her question still bothers me. To think that some children grow up not fully knowing what love is sometimes makes it hard for me to sleep...

Chocolate Soup Time — Post 6

Resilience Today would have been Sharmalee’s 74th birthday. Sharmalee is the mother who was killed on June 10, 2018. So, in honor of my dear friend, it is time for me to write about resilience. Resilience is a quality that lies deep within each of us whether we know...

Chocolate Soup Time — Week 5

The Awkward Summer My apologies for not writing sooner. The spring/summer has been an awkward one. In May, there was another school shooting followed by the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. It was painful to say the least, to watch reporters struggle...