#WATWB To make a wish and then give it away

Make-A-Wish America is an organization near and dear to my heart, and something that always comes to mind when I think of good news stories. Make-A-Wish, to put it simply, grants wishes. Specifically, their team of donors and volunteers does everything in their power to make wishes come true for terminally ill children. When our... Continue Reading →

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#WATWB Happiness heroes

Finding this month's #WATWB post just made me smile for hours. Who doesn't love tiny animals, right? I think we all have said, at one time or another, "If only kittens could stay kittens and puppies could stay puppies . . ." because the truth is, they're just so doggone cute when they're tiny. If... Continue Reading →

Celebrating each victory

So . . . my last post was a bit heavier than usual, but tonight as I write this, my heart is full. Right around the time of my previous post, we had a tiny bit of celebration in our household. Well, it was a big deal to one person in particular, and just a... Continue Reading →

Reflections

As I write this post, it's Saturday, January 20. Today marks fifteen years since our youngest son passed away, only a few months shy of his fifth birthday. I'm not a naturally early riser, so I was surprised to awaken this morning before 5:30, unable to get back to sleep. Once I was awake, though,... Continue Reading →

The art of thankfulness

One of my daughter's favorite things to tease me about is a conversation we had a couple years ago. I said, "I'm so thankful . . ." and then trailed off. She waited a moment for me to finish (I was driving and therefore paying attention to traffic), then asked what I was thankful for.... Continue Reading →

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