• “Sticks & Stones…”

    March 18, 2015

    We tell kids things like, “A lot of times someone…

    We tell kids things like, “A lot of times someone puts others down to make himself feel better.” Or, “It sounds like he exaggerated to…

  • Good news, parents — you’re qualified

    March 11, 2015

    "I am certain that God, who began the good work…

    “I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when…

  • That’s my job?

    March 4, 2015

    "And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that…

    “And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that I am giving you today.  Repeat them again and again to your children. Talk about…

  • It’s Good to Have Options

    February 25, 2015

    Once upon a time, many, many moons ago, Gary and…

    Once upon a time, many, many moons ago, Gary and I were newly married.  In the spring of 1985 as we were approaching our 1st…

  • Terrorism, Love & Lent

    February 18, 2015

    At first glance, terrorism, love and lent seems distantly related.  Let's…

    At first glance, terrorism, love and lent seems distantly related.  Let’s be honest, they don’t seem related at all.  But Sunday’s news of 21 Coptic Christians…

  • And the winner is…

    February 10, 2015

    First, I'd like to thank all who entered the drawing…

    First, I’d like to thank all who entered the drawing for the free stationery from Oak + Ink. It was fun to see comments from…

  • Stationery for Guys & a Give Away!

    February 3, 2015

    I have a special give away today.  Information is at…

    I have a special give away today.  Information is at the bottom of this post. “I received a thoughtful, hand written note in the mail,…