Pass It On

I am not a big talker. Perhaps it comes from competing with ten other siblings, or maybe I am just verbally challenged. Conversation is just not my forte. I guess that is what I like about writing. I need more time than the average person to condense my thoughts into a few meaningful sentences. Although […]

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This Little Light

When we lived in Pennsylvania, I often took a back road shortcut to church. One winter evening the boys and I headed out for our usual Wednesday night pilgrimage. I made the time saving right turn onto the poorly paved road traveling just above the speed limit. It was pitch dark outside, but just ahead […]

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Donald Duck Slippers

A Stitch in Time

When my sons were young, I took a job working at a daycare at the Christian school where my oldest son, Dee attended four year old kindergarten. We arrived around 7:00 am and he would play with the other little ones until time to go downstairs for “school”. It was slipper day in the kindergarten […]

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Free Education

I understand that President Obama wants to make a two year community college degree “Free”. Frankly, I’m all for it. I do hope, however, that we remember that the cost of college is only part of the price. I once had to write a graduate commencement speech. It was easy – I was nearly ready […]

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Order in the House

I don’t know about you, but I have a lot of problems keeping up with housework.  I used to marvel at my husband’s grandmother.  Open heart surgery could have been performed on her kitchen floor at a moment’s notice (I believe I first read that quote in the book I mention later).   I never saw a […]

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Billy Graham Tent Revival


Recently I was riveted by a documentary I watched on Fox News about Louis Zamperini, an athlete turned soldier turned Japanese Prisoner of War and World War II Hero.  The movie, based on a bestselling book Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption apparently leaves out the most important aspect of […]

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