Something’s Not Right I shouldn’t be here right now. I shouldn’t be sitting at my table in my house typing this blog. It’s the last full weekend in July — I should be in a sleepy little town in South Georgia at my family’s annual reunion. It’s a very strange feeling sitting here. For the … More What Do You Do When Your Tradition Is Interrupted?
He was a very valiant man who first adventured on eating oysters. James I of England What do you get when you add a house on the coast, a group of family and friends, a boatload of oysters and some unpredictable weather? An oyster roast, of course! And that is exactly what I experienced this … More A Fun Family Tradition To Start Off The Year
I just experienced one of the most interesting weekends of my life. It was a cultural experience like none other. If you have a minute, I’d love to tell you about it. A Surprise Invitation It all started at the end of October. My husband and I had spent three weeks in the mountains of … More A Multi-Cultural Weekend of Joyful Celebration
Did you ever think about the traditions in our lives? A recent church service about a month after a trip to Israel got me thinking about the power of traditions. … More Thinking About Traditions Thousands of Years Old
This year was one of my favorite Christmases ever. Maybe it was because I went to the Holy Lands right before Christmas. Maybe it was because my girl is home from Scotland. It could be it was just the perfect combination of faith, family and friends. … More Twelve Things That Made My Christmas Extra Special
Growing up, we often assume our lives will be much like our parents. It doesn’t always happen that way though. How is your life experience different from that of your parents? … More The Simple Difference in Three Generations of Motherhood
The smallest things can spark memories of our loved ones. This Christmas dove reminds me of my grandfather. Read why here. … More The Christmas Dove
Living in the empty nest may change the way you celebrate holidays like Easter. Look for the positive in these changes! … More The Empty Tomb and the Empty Nest
I’ve had half a year to reflect on my daughter’s wedding. Here are some things I learned in the process. … More 5 Things I Learned Planning a Wedding
You can find spiritual lessons in the most unusual places . . . even a Disney movie! Read how Aladdin spoke to me about trust. … More Do you trust me?