This year of heartache, confusion, and fear is almost over. But what if we decided to end 2020 on a positive note?
Three years ago, My husband, Calvin, and I attended a Pioneer Trails Workshop. One notable landmark on the trail was the Guernsey Ruts in Wyoming. Here the Oregon Trail was forced away from the river and ran along a ridge of sandstone. Since it was the most passable route, practically every wagon headed West crossed … Continue reading Ruts That Lead Us Home
Some time ago I heard the true story of two parents grieving the untimely loss of a child. A caring church leader extended his love and concern for the family when he visited in their home. Before he left, he asked if they would like to pray with him. Certainly, they responded, we need the … Continue reading Prayers of Gratitude
This week of Thanksgiving we are sharing messages of gratitude. Join us, and #GiveThanks.
This week of Thanksgiving we are sharing messages of gratitude. Join us @UpliftTheWorld and #GiveThanks. Blessings from all of us at Uplift the World.
Have you ever known a man who was personable, kind, and always willing to do service to others? Wayne Lewis is one of those special souls. Recently he gave some wise counsel that is worth sharing. Enjoy.
Thanksgiving is upon us. In a year of hardships I am certain our hearts will be comforted and the world can heal as we reach out to touch the lives of those we pass by. We can be Good Samaritans and help someone today.
I was a good mother to our kids when they were little . . . most of the time. However, when 7:00 pm rolled around it might as well have been midnight for Cinderella. Calvin often worked late in the evenings and wasn’t home so, like magic, when 7:00 struck I turned into one cross, … Continue reading As Little Children
Over ten years ago I met George Brown and his friend. We were at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. My family and I first saw the World War II memorial late at night. It is an impressive memorial of stone and cement, but it wasn't my favorite of all the soldier memorials. … Continue reading Chivalry
My husband is nearly blind without his glasses. It’s a minor miracle that he can find the shampoo. In almost 20 years of marriage, do you know that it has never once occurred to me that he LITERALLY cannot see in the shower?