Barbara Dahlgren is a freelance author whose articles have appeared worldwide.
Monthly Archives: November 2011
“If only” are two little words that keep us from contentment. In the family favorite movie The Wizard of Oz little Dorothy from Kansas longs to fly over the rainbow to escape her problems. In a way she gets her … Continue reading
Count Your Blessings
As we enter the Thanksgiving season I’m reminded of an old sampler in my grandmother’s house with the following words: Count your blessings instead of your crosses. Count your gains instead of your losses. Count your smiles instead of your … Continue reading
Being a writer makes one conscious of words and idioms. I’m actually fascinated by phrase origins and love the fact that so many of the common phrases we use everyday originate with the Bible or God. Here are a just … Continue reading
You Gotta Have Friends
A few weeks ago I spoke at a women’s retreat at the Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, Alabama. This picture shows the presenters. I’m the second one from the left – the cute one. 🙂 This has sort of become … Continue reading