2022, Inspirational

08.10.22 How to build and keep a healthy marriage, author unknown

This piece by an unknown author speaks such truth. From someone who was married for 47 years, I know it's the truth! We went through it all and still stayed together. Young couples, older couples, all who are committed, or want to become more committed to their marriage, read on…. Any couple who has had… Continue reading 08.10.22 How to build and keep a healthy marriage, author unknown

2022, Inspirational

06.03.22 You can’t just pray. You have to do something, by Becky Thompson

"What are you going to do? You can't just pray. You have to do something.” It is a comment I have read over and over on social media. It has been said in response to local tragedies, overseas terror, after a loss across town and across the country. “You can’t just pray. You have to… Continue reading 06.03.22 You can’t just pray. You have to do something, by Becky Thompson

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05.17.22 Why don’t dogs live as long as people?

“Why don't dogs live as long as people??   Here's the answer: Being a vet, I was called to examine a 13-year-old Irish dog named Belker. The dog's family, Ron, his wife Lisa, and their little 6-year-old Shane were close to Belker and expected a miracle. I tested the dog and found out he was… Continue reading 05.17.22 Why don’t dogs live as long as people?

2022, Inspirational

04.08.22 Attention all Teachers and Parents, Author Unknown

I couldn't find who wrote this and haven't seen this story before. This is a wonderful thing for this teacher to do. Her students are truly blessed that she cares that much! Every Friday afternoon Chase’s teacher asks her students to take out a piece of paper and write down the names of four children… Continue reading 04.08.22 Attention all Teachers and Parents, Author Unknown

2022, Inspirational

04.06.22 “Just…there” with Winnie the Pooh, Piglet and Eeyore

Winnie the Pooh stories always warm my heart and usually make me tear up. They are so simple yet so meaninful. The first part of this piece, before the video, is an original A. A. Milne story. After the video you'll read about true disciples of Jesus Christ being willing to bear one another's burdens.… Continue reading 04.06.22 “Just…there” with Winnie the Pooh, Piglet and Eeyore

2022, Inspirational

02.10.22 We Believe in God, by Becky Thompson

Me: Okay, God, here's the thing. I'm scared. I'm trying not to be, but I am. GOD: I know. Want to talk about it? Me: Do we need to? I mean, you already know. GOD: Let's talk about it anyway... We've done this before. Me: I know, I just feel like I should be bigger… Continue reading 02.10.22 We Believe in God, by Becky Thompson

2022, Inspirational

02.02.22 There once was a woman, by Holly Jo

"There once was a woman who woke up one morning, looked in the mirror, and noticed she had only three hairs on her head. "Well," she said, "I think I'll braid my hair today." So she did and she had a wonderful day. The next day she woke up, looked in the mirror and saw… Continue reading 02.02.22 There once was a woman, by Holly Jo

2022, Inspirational

02.08.22 Kindness Rocks, by Erin Furian

Most everyone that has been following my blog for any length of time knows that I paint/decorate/decoupage rocks to hide "in plain sight." That all started when I first heard about the Kindness Rock Project a few years ago. This man had a similar experience and here is his story. If he inspires you to… Continue reading 02.08.22 Kindness Rocks, by Erin Furian

2018, 2020, Inspirational, Treasured Photos

06.19.2022 Happy Father’s Day Roy, Chip, Chad and the wonderful fathers at Trinity Baptist Church!

This was originally written and published in 2019. One day I hope to collect updated photos from our Trinity Baptist Church fathers and will share the updated version with ya'll. Happy Father's Day to my late husband Roy, and our two sons Chip and Chad who are both amazing fathers of our five grandchildren!  Both… Continue reading 06.19.2022 Happy Father’s Day Roy, Chip, Chad and the wonderful fathers at Trinity Baptist Church!