Sep 182018
 

Celebrate Constitution Week!  Each day do one activity or read one story about our Framers(those who saw the vision for a Constitutional Republic  and sacrificed their wealth and life to make if happen.  

Celebrate the world’s oldest Constitution still in use!!

Sep 072018
 
We Can't Comprehend

This is a picture we took on the way up Highway1 long ago. I wanted to stand but the surf and wind were so powerful, I could not. That’s the way it is when we realize the mystery of God’s love for us. We can comprehend. We can’t only fall on our knees.

Sep 062018
 
Five Steps for Writing an Excellent College Entrance Essay Or  An Effective Letter to Your Parents Asking for More Money

Tell ItX2 card I understand if you are reading this, you want colleges to beg you to come to their school. These steps can help you stand out from the competition. Imagine a group of professors, staff members or student assistants sitting in a dimly lit room with stacks of entrance essays looming above them. They [read more…]

Aug 292018
 
DAR - Radical

That’s right–the Daughters of the American Revolution is truly radical.  If you check a dictionary, you see that radical actually means “of or going to the root or origin” and we love finding our roots and honoring them.   radical [rad-i-kuh l] SynonymsExamplesWord Origin adjective of or going to the root or origin; fundamental: a radical difference. Find your roots and honor them this September 17-21 as we celebrate our Constitution. 

Jun 162018
 
Cover Stories are Always Great!

Bell County Living article on page 10   Amarillo Living article on  Recently, I’ve had the joy of writing about 4-H Clubs, how the new 4-H has embraced the generations, opened up new opportunities and provide leaders for our future. The great new is two new cover stories for me and the hope that more [read more…]

May 282018
 
Unicorn in the Bible

Words have meanings and the meaning can change from time and place according to our circumstance. Pastor Mark Forest encourages his congregation to study the Bible from the perspective of the audience to whom it was written. Take the unicorn: If you get an old 1828 Noah Webster’s Dictionary, which is the very first edition [read more…]

May 042018
 
All Writers Pray

Believe me–all writers pray. “Oh, God! Help! 😳Where did that file go?” Or “Please, God. What happened? All lost?😫 Sometimes we pray. “Please make that editor buy my book! ” And sometimes we ask God to damm our computers.  We send prayers for people searching for books on Amazon. Today was a perfect example. I [read more…]

May 022018
 
Award with Benefits

My Constitution Team (amazing teachers and Teen Helpers won this award for me and our DAR chapter. I’m so proud because now more people will hear of this great program and maybe more towns will want to have their own camp.  The added benefit is I had the privilege to meet great kids, and every [read more…]

Jan 052018
 
Rich and Satisfying Life

Notice the last part–the part about rich. John 10:10 “The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.” Rich and Satisfying! Wow! God’s purpose is to give US a rich and satisfying life. How can that be? We are self centered and ignore [read more…]