A couple of weeks ago Mom and Dad celebrated 45 years of marriage. My heart overflowed with pride as I watched them mark their anniversary by renewing their vows, once again. They do this once every 5 years or so, as a reminder of the precious gift of their union. It also serves as a… Read More
To all the fathers: Your love, time and attention is worth more than any amount of money or accolade. Your love IS the currency that helps your child develop self-worth and self-love.
For all the women I know and don’t know that are searching for their perfect match, the perfect person is out there…and that person might just be you first.
This past week I had the pleasure of celebrating the home going of Mrs. Minnie Hawthorne-Ewing, the Mom of one of my closest friends, Cheryl. It’s strange, I know, for me to describe attending what most call a “funeral” as a pleasure. After all, none of us enjoy losing the people we love. But when… Read More
I don’t write about love a lot. It’s not because I don’t believe in it – goodness, no. And it’s certainly not because I’ve never felt it. There are so many different kinds of love, and if we have the privilege of discovering each of them in their many forms, we are truly blessed. I… Read More
“Carlie Ruth! Get outta my flowers!” I heard this so much from my grandma when I was little that you’d think those were my other middle names. Growing up, I was cool with my grandma, but I wasn’t as close with her as I was with my grandpa. What I did know about my grandma… Read More