Never Forget

Today is a day of reflection for our country.  A day to remember that we are still strong.  A day to remember heroes and a day to remember loved ones who were taken from us on a day that won't be forgotten.  On this 10th anniversary of the destruction of the Twin Towers it seems that everyone in the US can remember exactly where and what they were doing at that moment when they first heard the news.  As for me---I was in the warehouse at our business ---listening to the news.  When we heard the … [Read more...]


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Wordless Wednesday

Now maybe it won't seem funny to you.  Maybe it is just me!  Maybe it is just the grief working its way out but when we found this book in a huge stack of books that Dad had it just made me laugh.  I think it was because the rest of the day Aaron went around saying the title....I don't know.....I will put this on my TBR list and let you know! … [Read more...]

“Something Beautiful…” (via Wordsmith’s Desk)

A great post for Sunday! Enjoy. “Something beautiful, something good, All my confusion He understood. All I had to offer Him was brokenness and strife, And He made something beautiful of my life.” (Bill and Gloria Gaither)   Company is coming and you want to look your best. Job interview and you want to show them how qualified you are. Sunday morning and you want others to think of you as a strong Christian. On different occasions, outside the privacy of our own home, we want o … Read More via … [Read more...]

Rules for an Extraordinary Life

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You Can!

There are a lot of amazing stories out there.  And there are a lot of amazing people.  I have come across quite a few in my life and am grateful for the chance to sometimes see life in a different light. I ran across this video today of a father and son---Rick and Dick Hoyt.  It is a true example of the love of a parent.  I am so proud of our two boys.  We have been so blessed in our lives with healthy, intelligent, motivated and truly caring children.  I thank God everyday for them.  I am … [Read more...]

A Light in a Dark World

Sometimes the days are long. Sometimes there are things that just weigh a person down. There is much to be concerned about these days. Earthquakes and devastating tsunamis. Nuclear reactor melt downs. Hunger and joblessness. Sickness. Medical concerns. Financial stress. It seems like the world is going to hell in a handbasket some days and it is hard to get beyond it all. But then there is something that almost always shows up that lifts your spirits. My spirit lifter yesterday was … [Read more...]

YouTube – Christ Lives In You

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Autistic Student’s Inspirational Graduation Speech

This is an incredible short piece of video that one of my Concord friends sent me----It is only a couple of minutes long but it is very moving and a great example of how someone can overcome a diagnosis of autism and be able to be an inspiration to all those around him.   Hats off to this young man and best wishes for his bright future!!!  Share this with others---kind of gives you that warm fuzzy feeling!!! Autistic Student's Inspirational Graduation Speech. … [Read more...]