North Carolina Pottery Do you like pottery? One of my favorite things about going home to North Carolina is the pottery. There is a town about an hour from my parent's house called Seagrove that is filled with potters, some of them are third and fourth generation potters. I have been many times and have collected some beautiful pieces through the years. Cagle's Pottery is one of my favorite places to visit. Their family has been throwing pottery on the wheel since 1791 It is quality craftsmanship. The white scalloped bowl pictured is from Cagle's. Another favorite of mine [...]

What You Need to Know About Retirement No Matter Your Age

Are you retired? When I left teaching to have my first child, I told my husband I was retiring. I had no intention of going back into the classroom to teach. I wanted to stay home with my children.  Fortunately, we were on the same page. While I retired from teaching in a traditional classroom, I've never stopped teaching.  My classroom just looks a little less conventional today. It may be a coffee shop with two or three students, a church gathering or a safe house where survivors of sex trafficking are living. Retirement is not found in the Word [...]

By |2013-11-13T08:07:32-05:00November 13th, 2013|Christ Follower, Human Sex Trafficking, Women, Young Adult|0 Comments

How to Keep Your Inheritance Secure

Have you ever noticed nothing brings out people's true colors like the division of a family member's assets? Families have split over the division of assets and the readings of wills. It's sad, but it happens more often than not. During a time when family members should be clinging to one another to get through a difficult time, they make it more difficult by fighting over things. What do you stand to inherit? Do you know? Is it money or is it an heirloom that has been passed down from one generation to another? My mother has several items that [...]

By |2013-10-14T07:14:58-04:00October 14th, 2013|Christ Follower, Women, Young Adult|0 Comments

Where are you investing?

What did you do last night? I attended a community awareness seminar on human sex trafficking sponsored by a police department outside of Atlanta. I went for two reasons.  First, I like to stay on top of the latest research and make sure I haven't missed any new information available.  I also went because a high school senior asked me to be her mentor for her senior project.  Her topic is human sex trafficking.  Her goal is to raise awareness in her high school and community. This was her first event on the issue and she learned a lot. As [...]

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