Words can not adequately express the outrage one feels of the tragic and horrific event that happened in a packed movie theater in Aurora, Colorado last week. Evil comes in many forms, and this catastrophic act by a twisted, trouble man will haunt our nation for days, months and years to come.
I just finished . . . → Read More: Out of the Aurora Tragedy… A Miracle Happened
Enter a chance to win 15 fantastic prizes at My Wonderful Walls. All prizes are handcrafted home decor items made from North American & European artists.
Items included in the giveaway: jungle wall sticker kit, Safari blue elephants, kids Eco chair, green pom pom flowers, monkey rag doll, Safari wooden blocks, colorful bunting banner, . . . → Read More: Who Wants to WIN? Kids Room Giveaway Contest
I found this poem recently in a drawer, way, way back in the dark corner of my desk. You know the one that has the unofficial title of the junk drawer. I read it when I was having a bad day and it lifted my spirits and encouraged me to press on.
Parenting, by definition . . . → Read More: I Refuse To Be Discouraged
In a previous post, It Doesn’t Grow on Trees, I talked about the importance of kids and money. I’ve written about this subject on several occasions before ( e.g., Career Advice for Teenagers, Ways for Kids to Earn Money , Kids and Allowances , Kids and Respect for Money ) but as the world . . . → Read More: Kids and Money
Happy New Year!
I was atop Palomar Mountain (elevation 6,140 feet), here in Southern California to watch the sunrise this morning, the first day of 2012. Spectacular. I left the house around 5:30 AM and our golden retriever wanted to come along so badly, but I told him no. He loves to hang out with . . . → Read More: Dads 2012- Continued
I received a copy of the new Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson from one of my sons for Christmas. Even though I am only through chapter 1, it has been a compelling read thus far. Steve Jobs was adopted at an early age and his parents allowed Steve to know that from the beginning. . . . → Read More: Dads 2012
In a relatively new book out by Deepak Chopra titled War of the World Views, Chopra argues that there must be an intelligent architect behind the creation of the universe. At the end of his interview with Bill O’Reilly ( November 2, 2011 ), he also mentions that the world-renown physicist Steven Hawking has stated . . . → Read More: Show Me God
When I was a junior in high school, I distinctly remember having a new student-teacher for my English class. She was all peppy like most student-teachers, but she was also all business. At the beginning of our 3rd or 4th class time, she distributed a quiz to everyone in the classroom. It was a long . . . → Read More: Shortcuts in Life
I awoke this morning at 4:22 AM angry. On a Sunday morning no less.
Last night after church, we happened to have dinner with another couple who we have known for years. During our conversations, they shared that their daughter had recently taken an entry-level college english class where the subject for the term was . . . → Read More: When Salt Loses Its Saltiness
The good Lord gives each one of us gifts to be used to bless Him and others. Here is one such example how even the smallest can be used for His Glory. It’s absolutely breathtaking!
Jotta A.-Agnus Dei – Programa Raul Gil
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