Front Line Friday!

It’s Front Line Friday and today I have the pleasure of introducing you to Mel Meyer. She is the Residential Direction of Solomon House for Out of Darkness. While you’ve met the founder of Out of Darkness, Jeff Shaw, I wanted you to meet the rest of the staff. You never know who you’ll connect […]

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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

Have you started your fall cleaning yet? Yesterday, I started cleaning out and clearing out. I wouldn’t call it fall cleaning because many falls have come and gone and this project has been avoided. Now that both children are in college, I have time to dedicate to the tedious task of sorting, purging and organizing. […]

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Is somebody watching you?

Have you ever felt like someone was watching you? It may be more true than you think. About a year and a half ago a friend of mine, Kristin McLendon, ran a half marathon.  She started running to get in shape after giving birth to her son. I witnessed the entire transformation and was thrilled […]

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What does your label say?

Have you bought a new computer lately? This past weekend when I tried to pull something up on my computer, I found a black screen. There was no life left in the thing. It was plugged in and the battery had charged overnight; however, it still wouldn’t turn on. Right after church I went to […]

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Front Line Friday!

It’s Front Line Friday. Due to the recent stories of women being attacked on trails while trying to exercise, I decided to feature Jennifer Riis-Poulsen, founder of Powerhouse Self-Defense. Just this month there have been multiple stories in the media about women being attacked or almost attacked. Forty-two year old Tina Waddell was on the Silver Comet […]

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How do you take your coffee?

Are you a coffee drinker? I used to be a daily coffee drinker. Every morning I would brew a pot of coffee and one to two cups later, I was ready to face my day. That was until my girlfriend, Teddee, knocked on my door one day. When I opened it she handed me a […]

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You can do it, because He can do it!

Do you like to run on the beach? For me, anything you have to do in life is better if you can do it on a beach. This morning I went out for my morning run at the beach (I know some of you are still shocked that I am running a year after I […]

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5 Ways You Can Fight Sex Trafficking in America

Do you ever watch MSNBC? It is one of the few networks that boldly shines a spotlight on the issue of sex trafficking in America through their series, Sex Slaves. They travel across the nation, highlighting various cities where law enforcement is taking steps to crack down on the purchasing of sex. Sometimes, the target […]

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Have you heard about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? It is going viral on social media everywhere. You can find videos on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube. People accept the Ice Bucket Challenge and then challenging several of their friends before having a bucket full, or in some cases a cooler full, of ice water […]

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Front Line Friday!

It’s Front Line Friday! I’m so excited to be able to introduce you to Redeeming Joy and its founder, Lanie George. Lanie and I originally met through another anti-trafficking organization and quickly became friends. She’s based in Charlotte, North Carolina (my home state). We had the opportunity to attend an event in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. […]

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