Faith, Courage, and Determination – I Am Malala

Faith, Courage, and Determination – I Am Malala

There is nothing I love more than reading about amazing girls and women, who with faith, courage, and determination conquer the obstacles that face them. The heroins in these books, whether in a fictional story or real life examples, inspire me to be better. I can...
5 “Life Changing” Lessons from a WWII Survivor

5 “Life Changing” Lessons from a WWII Survivor

(This letter is written to Corrie Ten Boom, author of The Hiding Place. She passed away in 1983, when I was just a year old, yet her legacy is a huge inspiration to me. I write this letter sincerely, thanking her for what she’s taught me!) Dear Corrie, I read...
When Life Doesn’t Go Your Way

When Life Doesn’t Go Your Way

This might be a huge confession, but I like being in Control! How many of you moms are like this too? I’ll admit that I have a false belief that if I stay in control, then things will go my way! Ha…does that ever prove me wrong. You know, no matter how hard I try, I...
How “100 Acts of Service” changed my Christmas

How “100 Acts of Service” changed my Christmas

This Christmas was going to be different. I wasn’t going to allow the commercialism to get the best of me. Don’t get me wrong, I look forward to the gift giving on Christmas morning just like the next mom. But I also know that I have often been caught up with...
Do You Believe?

Do You Believe?

  I remember lying awake in bed one Christmas Eve. I shared a room with my sister. She slept on the left side but I slept on the other, right underneath the window. The blue lights my mom hung glowed over my head, and I remember just staring at them, feeling a...