What to Remember When You’re Left Behind – Blossom Tip 60   Recently updated !

Did you know elephants grieve when one of their herd dies? Scientists say it’s because they live for approximately 70 years and develop strong bonds. Long, close relationships make death difficult. Yesterday I saw death. And I discovered that elephants aren’t the only animals who grieve. I’m back from my […]

What to Remember When You’re Left Behind – Blossom Tip 60

How to Keep Walking - She Blossoms Tip 59

How to Keep Going When Life is Hard – Blossom Tip 59

When I travel — like now in Portugal — I pack light. Wearing the same clothes doesn’t bother me the way it used to. This morning, however, was special. I dug out a fresh pair of trousers and a clean shirt (I’m wearing my husband’s button up dress shirts because […]


How to Always Be Happy – Blossom Tip 58

Greetings from Tomar, Portugal! Earlier today I explored the Convento de Cristo —  a 12th-century castle that was formerly a Knights Templar, monastery, and convent. It kinda made me want to be a nun, cloistered and focused on God. But then I wouldn’t be able to travel…and exploring castles makes […]

How to Always Be Happy Blossom Tip 58

A New Season she Blossoms Tip 57

What to Do While You’re Waiting – Blossom Tip 57

What’s the longest you’ve waited for something? Maybe it was an hour for a bus, or a week for test results. Maybe it was a month for a job offer, or a year for a husband. Maybe it was a decade for a loved one to return, or a lifetime […]


5 Keys to Being Happy When You’re Alone

These five “Blossom Tips” for being happy when you’re alone will help you find the sweet spot. You’ve been lonely and searching for happiness for long enough! It’s time to learn how to be happy in the garden you’re planted in and flourish into the woman God created you to […]

Ways to Be Happy When You’re Alone

When God Doesn’t Restore a Broken Relationship HLB

When God Doesn’t Restore a Broken Relationship

A broken relationship is one of life’s most painful experiences. Whether it’s a breakup, divorce, or even death – losing someone you love breaks your heart. A natural reaction is to ask God to restore your relationship, especially if the breakup or separation was unexpected. Sometimes God reunites couples and […]


5 Ways to Stop Feeling Jealous of Other People’s Relationships

Feeling jealous of a friend’s happiness is normal – especially if you lost your husband, broke up with your boyfriend, or have never fallen in love. You want to be happy for your friend’s relationship but you don’t know how to deal with your jealousy. Not only are you normal, […]

How to Deal With Jealousy of Happy Relationships

Emotional Numbness After You Lose Someone You Love

Healing Emotional Numbness After Losing Someone You Love

Feeling emotionally numb is normal after someone you love dies. But if you get stuck in this part of the grieving process, you can’t heal, grow forward, or find happiness. Here are a few ideas for handling the emotional numbness that often accompanies grief. Emotional numbness may be normal, but […]