Are you really thankful for THAT?

What comes to mind when you think of November? Do you think about Thanksgiving or are you like American retailers and immediately jump from Halloween to Christmas? Do you think of Pilgrims and Indians, turkey, or pumpkin pie? One thing I miss about teaching elementary school is the large celebrations of any and every holiday. Children will embrace them all. November was always one of my favorite times of year teaching because we talked a lot about the birth of our nation. Many people think Thanksgiving was celebrated as a time to be thankful for coming to a new land [...]

By |2015-11-10T08:15:26-05:00November 10th, 2015|Christ Follower, Women, Young Adult|0 Comments

What did you want to be when you grew up?

  Sam at 3 years old. What did you want to be when you grew up? A superhero? A sports star? A musical sensation? Most children dream of world changing professions or positions that allow them to continuously do their favorite things, whether it's playing a sport or some musical aspiration. As children, we dream big and don't think anything is impossible. Then life happens. We grow up, get tainted by the pessimistic attitudes of others, and begin to feel pressure to make a certain amount of money to make ends meet or keep up with the Jones' as [...]

You’ve Got Mail!

Do you ever get letters in the mail anymore? With email, texting and cell phones, a written letter seems to be rare.  It takes time to write a letter to someone.  You have to choose the right words to convey your message.  It's not like a text message where the reader responds immediately so you can clarify if necessary. You have to be intentional with each work you select. Knowing that makes a written letter even more precious. I have one letter that has meant more to me than I can say.  I've had it for years and I read [...]

By |2013-06-25T09:18:45-04:00June 25th, 2013|Christ Follower, Women, Young Adult|2 Comments
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