4 Great Summer Reads From 4 Great Friends

Kent, Emily & I are headed to the beach this weekend...sweet vacation! As vacation was getting closer, I started to think about books I wanted to take to read while relaxing on the beach. Many of you may be thinking about what you are going to read this summer. So, I reached out to a few


When our kinds were young we were introduced to a book on Character, “Achieving True Success - How to build Character as a Family.”   As a family, we focused on a character trait each month, such as diligence, honor, joy or responsibility. We would start by talking about what the character trait meant. I really

How to make a fresh start this school year

We are officially in the “back to school” season. For the past few weeks I’ve noticed parents and students preparing for school. I have enjoyed the precious “first day of school” pictures posted on social media. It’s hard to believe that my kids are grown and I’m no longer busy with back-to-school activities. Oh, how

Choices Matter!

“Every decision we make affects the course of our destiny” “Who we are today is a result of choices we made yesterday. Tomorrow we become what we choose today. The decisions we make today affect our tomorrow.” John Maxwell We make choices every day. Deuteronomy 30:19-20 says, “Oh, that you would choose life, so that