Tag: relationships

Jo Ann’s Gems: Unsolicited Advice #12

If you’re going to criticize someone, make sure it’s constructive.   Life can be hard.  We’re all just trying to make it.  If someone asks for help, they really what to know what you think.  Don’t be flippant or vague.  Don’t put someone down, without offering them a way to climb back up.  It all…

A Promise Kept

Jenny raced out of her house, car keys in her hand, and dressed as if embarking on an adventure in the tundra.  Before getting into her Prius, she noticed a tiny, shivering boy sitting alone by the side of the road. “Nicky, did you miss the bus again?” “I’m sorry, Aunt Jenny.  I was making…