Making Masterpieces from Mistakes

Before I became a mother, I worked as an elementary school guidance counselor. My responsibilities included serving as a liaison between parents and teachers, facilitating student support groups, administering educational assessments, and teaching weekly classroom lessons. Though I enjoyed all of my responsibilities, the one I most enjoyed was the weekly classroom visitation. During this […]

Making Masterpieces from Mistakes

Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

(One of the many precedents that George Washington set for presidential actions was the issuing of Thanksgiving proclamations. Here is the one from 1789, his first year in office. May God bless us with leaders who will so honestly and forthrightly express their own personal faith in God and our dependence on Him as a […]

Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation

Thank God for Dirty Laundry

Can you just imagine the big, stinky pile of laundry the Pilgrim women faced on their first “wash day” once the Mayflower finally reached land? After several months at sea, and with so much sickness on board, the foul smell must have been unbearable. I remember my own wash days being especially loathsome when my […]

Thank God for Dirty Laundry

Rejoice in the Calling

This is the day the Lord has made, I will be glad and rejoice in it. The words echo in my mind as I turn off the alarm and try to open my eyes. Another day ahead seems daunting. The algebra lessons, the phonics, the bickering, the crumbs on the floor, the grammar assignments, the […]

Rejoice in the Calling

He came with the end in mind.

Life is full of transitions and change. I’m up early on this Easter morning.  As I look out the living room window, it’s so foggy outside I can hardly make out the edge of the pasture.  Yep, I’m up early again.  Not by choice…but by change!  Life is changing…I’m facing a new stage yet again. […]

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