A Beautiful Act of Kindness

A photograph of a 12 year old Syrian refugee living in Turkey recently went viral. Muhammet Halit was seen wearing sandals and carrying his shoe shining gear, gazing longingly through … Continue Reading →

What would you do if you had 38 minutes left to live?

On Saturday, January 13, 2018, Hawaiians received an 8:00 a.m. wake up call: Apparently an emergency operations employee pushed the wrong button during a routine test of Hawaii’s emergency warning … Continue Reading →

Whew! We made it!

It seems that on almost any day we see in the news a story about an animal that has survived incredible odds, like a dog born without front legs or … Continue Reading →

A New Day is on the Horizon

Those who know me have long understood that I had several reasons for becoming a member of a new church. I needed to be in a church environment where women … Continue Reading →

For Some It’s Been a Stressful Year

For some it’s been a stressful year … so it’s time to share the Funniest News Bloopers of 2017: Honestly, if you do not laugh out loud at some of … Continue Reading →

We Should All Wear Signs

I have somehow found myself involved in an annual hike in the mountains.  Did I mention it is a winter hike and happens to be on New Year’s Eve every … Continue Reading →


Every once in a while the clever folks at Saturday Night Live create a sketch which I can actually post on the blog! It’s a snow day here in Alexandria, … Continue Reading →

Super Heroes

One of the parents at my church shared with me that when their children dress up in their super hero costumes, sometimes the children tackle projects with a little more … Continue Reading →

Joshua 1:9

You may find it interesting that according to a popular Bible application, Joshua 1:9 was the most shared, bookmarked, and highlighted Bible verse in 2017.  How popular is this verse?  It’s … Continue Reading →

Christmas Together

For those who know me know that I am a hopeless romantic. I cry at Hallmark commercials. Come on, you know you do too! Or you work hard not to, … Continue Reading →