active anticipation

October 24th, 2014 | Posted by Deanna Meyer
It's been nearly three weeks since our calendars read "First Day of Autumn." It feels like it's been over fifteen years since I've anxiously awaited and anticipated that time of the year when I could have a reason to wear a scarf. And boots. In the same outfit. read more...


circle of friends

September 24th, 2014 | Posted by Sheryl Briggs
By now, most of us have either placed our darling offspring on the big yellow bus, dropped them at the curb, or walked them by hand to class, giving the teacher that "This is my heart" look and crying just a bit as we walked away. OK, so some of us dance. read more...


winds of opportunity

August 26th, 2014 | Posted by Sheryl Briggs
Standing very tall in my front yard is a deep green, glorious willow tree, majestic in her fullness, yet wonderfully graceful as each gentle breeze invites her branches to dance. read more...


tragic day, happy day, reflections on the death of my son Christopher

July 24th, 2014 | Posted by Greg Laurie
Today is the 6-year mark of the departure of my son to heaven. These "anniversaries" are never easy. read more...


the moments matter

July 17th, 2014 | Posted by Rhonda Beylik
Last Saturday I had a moment, and by "moment" I mean "MOMent," one of the many life-altering MOM moments that have marked my 31 years of motherhood. My baby, my son of 22 years, the youngest of my four children, got married. read more...