Category Archives: Family

FEATHERS FROM HEAVEN

This was first published in 2015, but with the current Coronavirus scare the truth in this post is very much needed today.  Don’t Panic…. These are scary times. It’s as if the headlines are authored by Old Testament prophets such as Daniel, Isaiah, Ezekiel or Joel. Plagues and disease once only heard of in faraway lands … Continue reading FEATHERS FROM HEAVEN

18 Sanity Survival Tips When Traveling with Kids

Traveling with kids is a tricky venture. As a military family, we endured many a long-distance trip traveling to our new duty station. To avoid hearing “Are we there yet?” or “How much longer?” on your next trip, here are a few survival tips I’ve gathered  to make traveling with kids more sane. 18 Survival … Continue reading 18 Sanity Survival Tips When Traveling with Kids

Priorities Reveal What Your Heart Treasures

What are your priorities?  Someone once said, Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and time, and I’ll tell you what they are. What does your calendar and your bank statements say about your values? Priorities Reveal the Heart Do not store up for yourselves [material] treasures on earth, where … Continue reading Priorities Reveal What Your Heart Treasures

What Kind of Legacy Are You Building?

When does our childhood end? Our 40-year-old son says his ended with the death of his beloved Granddaddy Jordan. As the oldest grandchild, Chad wanted to encourage his younger cousins at the graveside service for their Granddaddy. The words he spoke challenged us all:. Childhood Ends Today is the end of my childhood. With all … Continue reading What Kind of Legacy Are You Building?

How to Have a Stress-Free Start to the School Year

How can it be back to school time already? Dennis and I have had a fun summer with vacations, family excursions and making memories with our grandchildren. Back when we were in school, summer vacation was from June to September. Now days, the break is generally only an 8-week reprieve. I thought these three solutions … Continue reading How to Have a Stress-Free Start to the School Year