Missing my Dad – His 84th Birthday is Today – It’s His 15th Birthday in Heaven

Dad’s 84th Birthday Is Here… But He’s Not. 🙁 ~~*~~ Another birthday, many years ago (20+)… ~~*~~ I’m missing my Dad today. He would have been 84. Since my birthday is also this month, Dad and I used to celebrate our birthdays together in family gatherings that eventually included adding my middle daughter Jen, whose … Read more

More Writers in the Family

Is It In Family Genes? 🙂 I don’t know if writing talent circulates among family genes or not, but we’re at the third generation in my family with members who enjoy expressing themselves through the written word. We then share that passion, in hopes it will bless and benefit all those who read what we … Read more

Value Your Circle of Friends

Who’s in Your Circle of Friends? 🙂 I read this devotional thought once about our “circle of friends.” I realized what an important concept this is not only for the sake of friendship and socialization, but also for networking and professional growth. So I thought I’d share it! 🙂 ~~*~~ ~~*~~ “I believe we need … Read more

What One Thing in Your Life Would You Change If You Could?

Would You Change Anything in Your Life?   This interesting question came up in a blog challenge one time:   If you could change one thing about your life right now, what would it be? ~~*~~ ~~*~~ I’ve pondered this, and it’s difficult to choose just ONE thing…but I do know one area that would … Read more

I Have a Dream – Do YOU?

I Have a Dream… Do YOU?   I have a dream for excellence. The basic definition for excellence is that it is “the state or quality of excelling or being exceptionally good” and demonstrating qualities or characteristics of merit and virtue.  My dream, therefore, is to strive for excellence as a person in my various … Read more