What 2016 Taught Me

My New Year’s 2015 was like most others … comfortable in my jammies, watching old movies that make me cry … flipping back and forth on the channels to catch a glimpse of what the rest of the world was doing.  It’s a stretch for me to stay awake past 10:30, let alone...

Hope Is Found

Many moons ago I heard a lecture by Hal Lindsey, author of The Late Great Planet Earth (and numerous other great books).  He said, “Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air…but only for one...

A Baby Changes Everything

Last week I was sharing my story at a women’s group.  I made the statement that a baby changes everything … the birth of my son certainly changed my own life and I know first-hand the number of people who say “my life would not be same without my son or daughter.” A...

Army-Navy Tradition

I love tradition and good, healthy rivalry, and the Army-Navy football tradition fits that bill perfectly.  The teams of the U.S. Military Academy at Westpoint, and the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, meet annually on the field seeking game victory.   Yesterday, the...

No Way Out

For a week now we have witnessed the tragedy of thousands of acres in the Tennessee Smoky Mountains being consumed by wildfires.  We’ve seen homeowners desperately fighting to save their property and over 14,000 evacuating for safety.  Firefighters have worked...