Today we wrap up our theme for September: Back to School. The Priorities Test—this is our most important test in the school of life because it asks, “Who and what is most important.” When I was newly married, my husband was my top priority. I remember thinking of ways to make our little apartment … Continue reading THE PRIORITIES TEST
We continue with our theme for September: Back To School. Even as adults who've long graduated from school, we still face tests and trials in the 'school of real life.' What comes to mind when you think of health and wellness? Most of us likely think of things like exercise, eating nutritional foods, getting enough sleep … Continue reading MONEY, MONEY, MONEY
We continue with our theme for September: Back To School. Even as adults who've long graduated from school, we still face tests and trials in the 'school real life.' Both of my boys are musicians and played in a few garage bands when they were teens. I remember one day asking my oldest son, “Are you … Continue reading CONFRONTATION—LET’S STOP HIDING
The following is a post from a friend of mine. She doesn’t have much of a memory of the awful events from September 11, 2001 because she was only six years old. However, she understands the need to educate the next generation.
Three years ago, through Sea Cadets, I was asked to give a speech on 9/11. We preformed a color guard, a flag ceremony, and the national anthem at The Tyler Mall in Riverside, CA, and at Bass Pro Shops in Victoria Gardens, CA. Below is a copy of the original speech I delivered that day. I was sixteen.
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Our theme for September is: Back To School. Even as adults who've long graduated from school, we still face tests and trials in the 'school of real life.' Growing up, my family moved around—a lot—even to other states. As I entered my teen years, moving became increasingly difficult. In the social hierarchy of a teenager, … Continue reading THE NEED FOR APPROVAL
There are so many serious and important issues to blog about. But I've come to see that sometimes we just need to be silly. We need to give our brains a rest and laugh a bit. Here's something kind of fun for Friday Funnies. I want to thank Emily from Fearfully Wonderfully Made for nominating … Continue reading The Awesome Food Award!