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 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

CONFRONTATION—LET’S STOP HIDING

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 NEXT GENERATION REMEMBERS 9/11

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.

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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.

IMG_20140911_103020 The picture above is not my own.

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THE NEED FOR APPROVAL

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