It hardly seems possible that it’s been over three years since my last blog post. I took a coffee break that lasted way too long. What happened? My husband David and I had a lot of life-changes in this period of blog darkness. The youngest two children grew up and went off to college. … Continue reading The 3.3-Year Coffee Break
December 14, 2013 One hundred years ago today a little baby boy was born. The year was 1913. This boy would grow up to be someone who would have a profound negative impact on my life; to put it mildly. I don’t know much about his childhood except he was a very poor boy who… Continue reading AN UNUSUAL CHRISTMAS WISH
Over the years, I have traveled frequently to share the message of finding HOPE despite the hardships in life we all face. For some, the road has been more difficult than for others, but we all experience hurt and loss in our lifetimes. I am amazed at the remarkable people I have met along the… Continue reading SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL
Image by Freepictures.me Three Steps to the Art of Following Through Have you ever asked someone to do something and they say, “I’ll try”? Odds are they aren’t going to follow through. To try means to make an attempt but it also alludes to the stark reality of the probability of failure. When we tell… Continue reading IF YOU WANT TO SUCCEED…DON’T TRY
Five Little Things That Can Really Throw You Off Track When I was a teenage girl, I’d come bounding through the front door every day to see my Grandmother in the very same place; in her rocking chair by the front door with her favorite white cat in her lap, as she read her Bible. … Continue reading Think Your Faith is Unshakable?
In Honor of NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH I am re-posting a blog I wrote in February. We can all help in the area of protecting our children from abuse. Prevention of Childhood Sexual Abuse–Five Common Sense Tips Since the beginning of time, child sexual abuse has been a dark hidden secret and often goes… Continue reading I WAS NOT PREPARED…
Years ago I was complaining about not being able to get all my work done and feeling pressured by too many things on my “to do” list. My dear aunt simply said, “Carol, God gave you 24-hours each day. If you have more things to do than you can fit in that time frame, it’s… Continue reading Need More Than 24-hours in Your Day?