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Happy weekend! I’m soooooo glad it’s finally arrived — even if we do lose an hour Saturday night. To see another pink sunset, go HERE. Here at My Place, it’s been one of those weeks. I got up Tuesday morning finally ready to spend a day … one day … tackling some put-off-far-too-long projects. Nothing […]
All around Blogland (and in the “real” world, too) I’ve been seeing Valentines. You, too? It’s that time of year! As I worked this week, I thought about Valentines Day and my own growing up years. I suppose my earliest memory is of giving Valentines to my friends at school. The list of friends’ […]
TRANSFORM a life? In 5 minutes? Highly unlikely under normal circumstances — but there’s nothing “normal” about these circumstances. Let me tell you a story . . . They began life as little girls living in poverty; a reality which, by itself, does not equate with a bad home life. But these […]
It was an unexpected surprise. An unexpected blessing. I opened the mailbox to see a large brown paper envelope with a Colorado return address. Inside was love. A young teacher friend had shared the story of our girls in Brazil with her 5th grade class. The students were fascinated that children their […]
Two things I love: auctions—and cathedrals It’s no wonder this story caught my eye… I’ll give you the abbreviated version, but if you want to read the long one, it’s right HERE. In 2013, Christie’s sold this oil painting of Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows for $5,212, believing it to be painted by […]
These girls (and their friends) send a big THANK YOU to everyone who sent Valentine cards for this week’s Day of Love party. If you’ve prayed for these girls, thank you! If not, it’s never too late … Here’s the scoop. This picture makes me happy because I know the party was a time of […]
If you visit here often, you may remember that my word for 2013 is shelter. Simply hearing the word brings to mind thoughts of safety … stability … home. I suppose it’s because I’m one of the fortunate ones. Many (most?) of you are, too. While I’ve had my share of challenges in life … […]