Maria’s Musings & Advice: Not His Valentine

By on Feb 16, 2017 in Advice | 2 comments

Dear Maria, I became friends with someone I go to church with. I appreciated his company in the months I was adjusting to being single again and to spending time alone when my daughter was with her dad. But over time he developed feelings for me that are not mutual. Our interactions have become awkward because: 1) he’s...

For your Valentines, love in a way that shows you’re paying attention

By on Feb 14, 2014 in Everyday Inspired, Maria's Blog, Movie Musings | 0 comments

Happy Valentine’s Day Talk of true love reminds me of the terrific movie Phenomenon starring John Travolta and Kyra Sedgwick. She plays Lace, a beautiful, enigmatic single mom living in a small town. She’s struggling to make ends meet, and is fiercely independent. She’s also an artist who crafts huge, gangly chairs out of...