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Embrace the Season of Summer for Your Family

This morning I encountered a majestic bald eagle perched on the branch off the shore of a smoky lake.

One of the things I love most about hiking is the unexpected discoveries. Unfortunately, hiking also brings unwanted encounters like washed-out...

Fun Ways to Keep Kids Moving This Summer

Did you know P.E. classes originally began to train children to be soldiers?

In ancient Greece, Plato offered P.E. classes at his school. Typically seven-year-olds began physical training to prepare for future careers as warriors or athletes. In the...

Why You Can Hold Both Grief and Joy in Your Heart This Christmas

Anticipation is a funny thing—one that takes multiple forms: the feeling of riding up a rollercoaster and nearing the top, the moment before you get feedback on a project, or the night before summer hits. Last winter, I felt a different sort of...

Staying Connected During a COVID-19 Christmas

This year has brought so many frustrations, canceled plans, and disappointments. I’ve been disappointed not to be with family members during this holiday season due to concerns regarding exposure to COVID-19.

Have You Heard the Bells on Christmas Day?

Christmas seems to serve as an amplifier. It certainly amplifies our joy, as well it should. We take joy in our friends and families, especially our children, and express it through gifts and traditions and great times together. It amplifies our...

Choosing Gratitude

Every day we have a choice. We choose to be thankful or to complain. What type of person do you want to be?

Summer Thriving:  Let's Learn About Land Art

For as long as I can remember, I have loved art.  As a young child, I would draw for hours.  I grew up in a somewhat unique environment.  My parents were missionaries in a small village in Botswana, Africa.  God’s inspiring creation was all around...

Summer Thriving: Podcasts and Playlists for Your Next Family Road Trip

My family takes a road trip from Texas to Colorado every summer. As soon as we cross through Amarillo approaching the New Mexico border, the scenery becomes more interesting (more hills, more greenery, and more wildlife). 

Summer Thriving- The Beloved Julie Andrews

“Supercalafragalisticexpealadocious.” (Mary Poppins)

Julie Andrews is timeless.  She was born in 1935 in England.  She began acting and singing as a child. Her lifetime resume includes performances on Broadway, television and film.  She is...

Summer Thriving-Movie Reboots

There is nothing new under the sun. Ecclesiastes 1:9

Christopher Booker took 34 years to write his book The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories.  In the book, he proposes there are only seven different types of story.  He believes every story is...