I recently read a blog that touched my heart and really made me start thinking about life. Not just my life, but life in general. The post was called Glorious Ruins and in that post, the writer Jonathan talks about how in a Sunday School class he attended they used to tell their scar stories. AND… Continue reading Scars are the Storylines of Life Meant to Be Passed On, Not Hidden
Consider, for a moment, what your life would look like, how it would be different, if instead of letting your fears run your life, you faced those fears. What would change? Anything? Everything? Fear is a powerful thing. Fear takes away our ability to enjoy different aspects of our lives. Fear can paralyze us (not… Continue reading Ready to Stop Being Afraid? Try These 8 Steps for Conquering Your Fears
I love writing about weird holidays that are celebrated both nationally and internationally. I’ve talked about celebrations like Taco Day, Curmudgeon Day, Mad Hatter Day and much more. There’s one holiday, though, that has always befuddled me. Just like many other’s, I am off work today in honor of Columbus Day. Banks are closed, schools kids… Continue reading 4 Shocking Facts About Christopher Columbus
Mad as a March Hare – March? What? It’s October Originally posted October 6, 2015Just Bits and PiecesEdit Are you ever silly? I mean silly as in making yourself and those around you get their full belly laugh on? Being Silly… Continue reading The Most Effective Weapon the World has is Laughter
I was in fourth grade. It was only my first full year in my new school and I was nervous. Would I make friends? What would my teacher be like? Would she like me? What if she didn’t? It was a very nerve-racking time for me, but that year something wonderful happened. I met the… Continue reading Teachers Change Us, Even If They Don’t Know It
AH, I love fall. Don’t you? The evenings get cooler and all I can think about is the comforts of home. All kinds of comfort: snuggling under a blanket, sitting by a fire, wearing my fuzzy slippers, but mostly food, comfort food. Fall has so many wonderful foods that warm me from the inside out. On a… Continue reading October, Perfect Weather For Comfort Foods Like SOUP!
Hello October, I’m so glad to see you. You always hold so much promise in your own colorful speckled way. Your promises of crisp cool days, crunching leaves, and warm toasty fires brings me such contentment. I always look forward to your return as you bring so many special things when you come. I lavish… Continue reading Hello October