While growing up in Italy; Miss Chennault, my fifth grade teacher at Brindisi Elementary on San Vito Air Force Base, was my favorite. Years later, I've often reflected back and wondered if she knew of my struggles at home. She seemed to favor the skinny, neglected, stringy-haired girl who sometimes wore scarves to try and … Continue reading Witches and Mean Kids and Treats… My God!
Sometimes I get discouraged, and doubt creeps in. I wonder if my blog is making a difference in other people's lives. There are times of great response, with comments and sharing; and other times there are personal affirmations from others (my favorite) and sometimes silence, when my heart remains grateful to my most encouraging friends! … Continue reading Let God be Your Affirmation… not Fools!
"Forgive... Or, you can choose not to forgive, and get farther away from God. Usually, if you're not a forgiver, you're not a Christian... Like, if your dog chewed up your shoe... you still love him!" ~Abigail Pelleman, age 7 These were the words my daughter said to me this week, after she overheard me … Continue reading Forgiveness is a Chewed Shoe