5 Reasons to Celebrate Memorial Day

Several years ago my son and I visited a local cemetery to place wreaths and flags on the graves of veterans. It is an American tradition to honor the men and women who died while serving in U.S. Military. My Dad fought in Vietnam and my grandfather served in WWII. So, I’m honored to thankContinue reading “5 Reasons to Celebrate Memorial Day”

Can You Be Trusted with a Secret?

In elementary school my best friend Michelle spent the night at my house and we giggled long into the night. We trusted each other with our disappointments and hopes. I thought she was trustworthy because at recess time, I could count on her to pick me to be on her team. But one day, IContinue reading “Can You Be Trusted with a Secret?”

Who is Your Hero?

Heroes come in many different shapes and sizes. They are courageous and can be found on the battlefield fighting the good fight of faith. Heroes show discretion and integrity for justice. God’s Word Translation Zephaniah 3:17  The LORD your God is with you. He is a hero who saves you. He happily rejoices over you,Continue reading “Who is Your Hero?”

Honoring Mom When It Hurts

Tucked away beneath my pink t-shirt, hidden by my brown jacket is a necklace.  It belongs to my mother although she wasn’t the one who gave it to me.  My necklace is ordinary.  It is not beautiful or valuable, but I wear it every day.  It reminds me of a broken dream and the hopeContinue reading “Honoring Mom When It Hurts”