Monthly Archives: October 2014

Burrs & Cockleburs

Some people brighten up a room just by walking in, others by walking out… same thing is true for stores, offices, schools… Continue reading

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Alarming Ideas

Isn’t it sort of hard to be optimistic about a day that starts out with an “alarm?” Maybe we shouldn’t call them “alarm clocks.” Continue reading

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Making It Through the Muck

Being laughed at by others wasn’t fun when I was six and not any more fun at sixty. But sometimes, it’s the last laugh that counts the most. Continue reading

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Support Staff

Appreciation for the work of others is one of the greatest contributions we can make in our workplace… and in our churches and other families. Continue reading

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Through the Waters

Playing with a small granddaughter in a swimming pool reminds me that the arm of our heavenly Father will always rescue us. Continue reading

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Pool Play

There is something very satisfying in realizing that our children carry on our traditions with their children, something that resonates deep within us. Continue reading

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Warrior Dash Tennessee

I doubt that a three-mile mud run fits everybody’s idea of family fun but there’s a more important race that we all run together. Continue reading

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An Ancient Pleasure

Sometimes, the very thing we anticipate turns out to be disappointment. Sometimes, it’s even better than we imagined! Continue reading

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Extra Innings & Birthday Traditions

There are all kinds of ways to celebrate a sixteenth birthday; having your favorite baseball team win a playoff game for the first time in twenty-nine years has to be one of the best! Continue reading

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