MY FIRST LOVE

MY FIRST LOVE

Do you remember your first love? Have you ever rolled back the pages of time and taken a glimpse at the younger you? This morning, I pulled an old journal from the book shelf to make room for new books. This particular journal had musings from before I met my husband...
LOVING THE UNLOVABLE

LOVING THE UNLOVABLE

It isn’t easy loving the unlovable. When people come against us or hurt us, our first instinct is to either avoid them or lash out. In this day and age, it seems animosity and bitterness are more and more the rule. If two individuals disagree, odds are they...
FOR THE HISTORY BUFF ~ Wedding Shivaree

FOR THE HISTORY BUFF ~ Wedding Shivaree

Weddings. What a joy. I’m excited to be helping my oldest son and future daughter-in-law plan their wedding as they prepare to take their vows. Nowadays, wedding celebrations include banquets, toasts, honeymoons, and photo shoots. But there was a time when...
When You Feel Like Giving Up!

When You Feel Like Giving Up!

When I was in high school, I saw a PBS film entitled, My Brilliant Career, based on the true story of a sixteen year old girl who had written and published a book. I was mesmerized by the idea. When my high school English teacher urged me to enter a local college...