As a Christian, I believe that God so loved the world that he gave His only Son, to live as one of us and then chose to lay His life down so that we will not perish but have eternal life {John 3:16}. While this is my lifeline, I take it for granted just as much as the breaths I breathe. There has been an increase in mass-shootings and school shootings in the last few weeks and months that surfaced a question… Read more »

Life can change in an instant. For good or bad, better or worst, devastating or glorious. This realization is what makes life so precious, so important to celebrate, and so important to cherish. This is why it is imperative that we all take the time to reflect on the blessings we are given, to appreciate who we have as friends and family, and to celebrate small and big moments in our lives. We become so busy trying to stay connected to… Read more »

Oh trends. How you come and go. Some stay longer than others. Some sweep across the nation, world, race and cultures. This current trend of taking “selfies” is quite interesting to me. In a society that is becoming extremely obsessed with self, we have now come up with a trending way to show the rest of the world how obsessed we are with ourselves. I’ve sat and watched people spend countless time perfecting the angle, smile, eyes, head tilt, and… Read more »

  Have you ever noticed how upset you react when someone bothers you while you are deep in a Facebook post, email chain or how-to video on your phone or tablet? Have you realized that reaction is to your spouse or children? There are a million {OK I have no idea how many} articles, studies, posts and opinions out there on this topic and I also want to weigh in. This issue of being constantly distracted really started to irritate… Read more »

I love birthday’s. They are my absolute favorite. I love the anticipation of a new year. Fresh start. I love being able to have some quiet time to myself to reflect on the last year and all that it meant to me. Being thankful for each breath I breathed and day I was given. Questioning how I grew this past year, how I changed, how I treated people, how I loved. Then looking towards the future. Praying and hoping and… Read more »