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  • Life's a Puzzle
    July 30, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Life's a Puzzle

    Since I was a child, I have enjoyed challenges.   When people gave on untangling knotted string, I enthusiastically took on the task.  Answering riddles, doing word games and figuring out mysteries were always fun for me.   In fact, I believe...

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  • Stumble Forward
    August 3, 2014 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Stumble Forward

    I recently watched a program about Samuel Clemens, the author who is perhaps better known as Mark Twain. Most people have read two of his most popular books in which he created the fictional characters of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry...

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  • The Freedom of Spring!
    February 17, 2013 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Freedom of Spring!

    Winter is a lot of work! Hats and gloves, scarves, boots and jackets have to be donned before one can even leave the house. Vehicles must be serviced with winter tires and safety kits. There is snow to shovel and...

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  • Gratitude and Blessings
    June 10, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Gratitude and Blessings

    This morning I met an older lady in the elevator and she began a little conversation about where we were going. I stated "I'm off to work" and with a big smile she replied "That's good. You get paid for...

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  • It's Time To Give Thanks!
    August 15, 2011 Dr. Linda Hancock

    It's Time To Give Thanks!

    Many people complain and complain about things or people in their lives. Some even seem to have nothing positive at all to think about. No matter how difficult we believe our situation is, however, there is always someone who has...

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  • Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
    July 8, 2010 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

    Tonight I was watching the popular television show "Who wants to be a Millionaire?" and began thinking that it would be great if life was like this. Imagine what it would be like to have everyone at home or work...

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  • The Psychology of Spring
    December 2, 2008 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Psychology of Spring

    Take a deep breath! What you are inhaling is the beginning of a new season. There is a fresh smell in the air that we recognize from previous years. Our taste buds are teased by fumes from barbecues delights of...

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  • For You
    March 14, 2007 Dr. Linda Hancock

    For You

    When I completed my first university degree, a couple who had been family friends long before my birth gave me a framed reading.  I still have it in my office and believe that it has helped facilitate healing for many...

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  • We All Have Troubles!
    January 26, 2007 Dr. Linda Hancock

    We All Have Troubles!

    There once was a young boy whose mother died when he was nine years of age. His older brother had previously died in infancy. The boy and his sister were left to look after each other for some time while...

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  • Recognizing We're All in This Together!
    September 30, 2006 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Recognizing We're All in This Together!

    A couple of years ago I travelled to Jamaica. I'm not a typical tourist who sits on the beach with a Margarita. I loaded my luggage with supplies for this third-world country and arranged to visit three schools and an...

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  • Balance is Important For Healthy Living
    August 22, 2006 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Balance is Important For Healthy Living

    In 1990, Dr. Seuss, published the book "Oh, the Places You'll Go" in which he claims "Life's a Great Balancing Act". Unfortunately our world is out of balance and full of contradictions. We can transplant a human heart but are...

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