HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Hey, everyone! I wanted to let you know I’ll be taking next week off for Thanksgiving to spend with friends and family. I hope each and every one of you will be blessed to do the same. Know that as I gather around our table to give thanks, I’ll be thanking God for YOU! Thank you for […]

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FRONT LINE FRIDAY with Caitlin Abshier

It’s FRONT LINE FRIDAY! I am excited to introduce you to the founder and soaper of Revive Your Bath, Caitlin Abshier. Caitlin was working her booth at a street festival when I stumbled upon her. Her sign is what caught my attention. It mentioned that a portion of her proceeds go to fight human trafficking, […]

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Can I get a witness?

Do you talk a lot or are you a person of few words? I’ve come to realize there seems to be a lot more talk about things in life than actions. It doesn’t matter if you’re fighting sex trafficking, trying to solve a problem in your business, discussing financial needs, or solving a problem among […]

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Gotta light?

Do you meet new people on a regular basis? The work I do provides the opportunity to meet new people weekly if not daily. Some of them are brief encounters while others are longer. Nonetheless, each encounter serves a purpose. I never pass up the opportunity to meet someone new, hear their story and learn […]

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Which way do you go?

When you’re driving somewhere and you come to a fork in the road, what do you do? For me, if I clearly know where I’m going, like when I come to the fork in the road that leads to my parent’s house, I choose the road the is familiar to me. I choose the road […]

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Droid or iPhone?

Droid or iPhone? Which is your preference and why? For the longest time I had a Samsung Galaxy and loved it, but it got to where the phone battery wouldn’t hold a charge. I could charge it overnight and within an hour or so it would be dead. It wasn’t just because I use my […]

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FRONT LINE FRIDAY with Chris Smith of Restore One

It’s FRONT LINE FRIDAY! I am so excited to have the opportunity to introduce you to Chris Smith of Restore One. I have been in the fight against sex trafficking for almost five years and every time I speak I’m asked these same questions: What about boys? Does this happen to boys? What is out […]

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Are you in someone else’s seat?

Do you remember the story of the Three Bears? I used to read it to my students when I taught kindergarten. It was always a favorite. The children loved how I’d read in different voices when I came to the line: Somebody’s been sitting in my chair.” They loved it when I came to the part […]

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Will you answer?

Have you seen the commercial that says Asheville is calling? If not, here is it. The announcer says, Asheville’s calling. Will you answer it? Come and explore Asheville and dance to the beat of a different drum.” Well my cellphone has not received a phone call from Asheville beckoning me to return there, but I yesterday […]

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Let the Music Play!

Do you know who Anthony Hopkins is? He is an Oscar winning actor. While many recognize him for his many movie roles, such as Dr. Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs, he is also a very accomplished theater actor as well. One of his highest honors was when Queen Elizabeth II knighted him […]

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