Joyful Journeys

I enjoy taking photographs; it is somewhat of a hobby of mine.  I have learned a great deal through my hobby.  Recently, I became aware that one of my greatest lessons was just to enjoy the moment and just to get out and about. You know, more into the world in which I live.  IContinue reading “Joyful Journeys”

Becoming a Difference Maker

Earlier this week, I watched an interview with a retired professional basketball player.  He discussed many things, but the thing that stood out to me was the story of his childhood and of his intended legacy.  He was raised in a poverty situation by his mother and grandmother.  The was no mention of positive malesContinue reading “Becoming a Difference Maker”

Taking a Minute to Regroup

I am doing something a little different this week, bear with me, I think you might like it. I was recently reminded that we all need a minute every now and then… this is apart of mine. My Own Pause Sometimes in my life I find that I need to hit a Pause button andContinue reading “Taking a Minute to Regroup”

Blogging Along

Wow! You guys have been the greatest of supporters as I have picked up this new thing of writing. I am excited about where I hope to take writing and also excited about the dayliness of my work. I think goals are important, but I also think living in the here and now matters too.Continue reading “Blogging Along”

Parenting in Unique Circumstances

Yesterday was Epilepsy Awareness Day. For this day people around the world wore purple to help promote an awareness regarding this neurological disorder. I understand very little of epilepsy, but I wore purple, took a picture, and posted it on social media to support my friends. As others asked me about my purple it gaveContinue reading “Parenting in Unique Circumstances”

Social Media and Our Youth

My post today is different than normal, I have a concern and I wanted to share it with you.  For most of you this may seem insignificant. But for some of you this will hit close to home, please know you are not alone. I want to talk with you today about the internet, more specificallyContinue reading “Social Media and Our Youth”

Life Lessons From Kids Who Shoot Bows

I had the privilege of spending part of my weekend in a youth archery event. These events are always interesting to me. There are parents and children from different walks of life gathered from all over the state with one common denominator; a child who shoots archery. There are youth from all age ranges andContinue reading “Life Lessons From Kids Who Shoot Bows”

Taking Care of You!

Holiday Emotions Friends, this is a “Special Holiday Edition,” bear with me at this edition is a little longer than most, I find that sometimes holidays can be challenging and wanted to address some of those challenges. Holiday months come with a mixed bag of emotions. For many, days like Valentine’s Day have no emotionalContinue reading “Taking Care of You!”

Lonely, but not Alone

I see you sitting there. Reading this, alone, at the end of a day. I see you, and I understand you, because some times I am you. Sometimes, I think we all are. We live busy lives in a busy world, and yet sometimes we feel completely alone while surrounded by people. I am sorryContinue reading “Lonely, but not Alone”