As Women…

First the rant: As women…We are caught up in outward appearances that deplete our energy and literally suck away all the goodness that truly matters: Like being kind and compassionate. Having faith and hope. Teaching our daughters how to respect and accept one another. We are so lost in our flaws that we remain clouded…

Make the Difference

Make The Difference If each grain of sand were to say: One grain does not make a mountain, There would be no land. If each drop of water were to say: One drop does not make an ocean, There would be no sea. If each note of music were to say: Each note does not…

Nothing But Gratitude

Wow! I have experienced a lot of twists and turns in my ten plus years as a freelance sports writer. I’ve shed tears, lost sleep, and given up a certain amount of financial, emotional and mental security. I have contemplated careers in other fields. I’ve had way more rejections/failures than I can even count. But…

The Star

This is a great animated Christmas tale for a family with young kids. Or for anyone really! Not sure what to expect? This movie gives you a lot of different perspectives on the birth of Jesus. From Mary to Joseph to the donkey and three kings. It was delightful and I can’t wait till I…

Time For An Upgrade

It seems like Apple comes up with the latest iteration of the ‘best ever iPhone’ every year. People camp out in parking lots just to be the first ones to own the overpriced phones. We desire to get the latest phones for the minor upgrades that they offer, upgrades that we may never even need in…

Gratitude For Life

I sit on my deck right now overlooking the water. The breeze is strong and my wind chimes are having a party. The currents of life have my heart feeling so full! I say this not to brag but to share one of the ways in which I feel God’s presence. It is in these…

Power Washing: An Inside Job

This past weekend we were psyched to finally have some time to work outside. However, it started with a rainy and cold Saturday which stalled our plan to paint our decks. No big deal- as my Dad would always say. NBD, I say, God has other plans for us. So we worked inside. Plenty of spring…