Saving Time

Did you know there are important people in this country that want to get rid of the yearly time changes?! This devastates me. Yes, I...

Be A Stand Out

This weekend our family found ourselves at one of the numerous fall festivals around the county. I chose this particular one for the hay...

Be An Imitator

Recently, I have noticed that my eight year old daughter has taken to imitating not just myself but my husband as well. I first noticed...

Lessons Learned

Last week I wrote about how we are all teachers in the world. However, I think it is very important that we realize we will never stop...

Lessons Taught

Currently, I serve God by serving the students in a nearby elementary school. My official title is Permanent Substitute. I go to school...

Little White T-Shirt

Once, I was on the hunt, for the perfect white t-shirt. I was extremely picky, because I wanted it to be just the right material with...

With Loud Singing

Do you have a favorite Bible verse? Most likely, if you have been reading in the Scriptures for a given amount of time you have your...

Bookends

There is something lovely about bookends. They help your books stand tall. They keep them together, and the bookshelf has an entirely...

Jazz Hands!

Churches all over the country brace themselves every summer for a fun-filled week of children, crafts, music, games, heat, high energy,...

After Four Decades

This weekend I turned forty. I face this new age with enthusiasm and no shame or regrets! I love the number 4. I love that I have...

Banana Peel

I love bananas. They are absolutely my favorite fruit! In fact, I pretty much eat a banana for breakfast about four to five days a week....

Love Like Sand

This week my family enjoyed a day at the beach. I LOVE to go to the beach. There is nothing quite like the ocean wind in your hair, the...

A Piece of Glass

Last Sunday, I preached at a church in the city with some of the most beautiful stained glass windows. As I stood at the pulpit looking...

Feeling At Home

Feeling at home is an interesting phenomenon. A lot of times we put a tremendous amount of emphasis as home as place, but today, I want...

The People In Your Neighborhood

This Saturday, I grabbed a good book, found a comfy spot on my couch, and prepared to read while waiting for our new neighbors to move in....

What we hear, smile included

Today, as I write this on May 31, we celebrate two national holidays. The first is National Save Your Hearing Day. This is a holiday...

Lists Are My Love Language

Lists are a great passion for many of us. For my birthday last year, my sister purchased a t-shirt for me that was green and had printed...

Return to

In 1985, Walt Disney pictures released what has been referred to as the creepiest Disney movie ever created, Return to Oz. As a child, I...

May We Celebrate

I love to celebrate holidays. My favorite past time is to check out the list of allllll the holidays and choose which ones I will...

Seas Into Highways

I will never forget the time I was about to begin my sophomore year of high school, and I went to the beach with some friends. As we...