10 Quotes on Living in an Empty Nest

Our family has had 3 graduation this year – two from High School and one from College. Yes, we are blessed and so proud of all of our 6 kids.…

Our Children Are Our Greatest Gift

As I sit at my desk today (yes, it’s Saturday) I put up more pictures of my babies. I can’t believe how fast the time has gone. I can’t help…

Why Dance with Death?

I recently started a new book from my Pastor. It’s written by a Pastor Tim Baker, and it’s called DEWITCHED – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE DANGERS OF…

Skip Rocks

Skip Rocks. Have you ever done that? What a great way to relax and reflect.  Funny the things we remember from growing up.  I used to do this as a…

You Are Changing the World – For Moms

Happy Mother’s Day Mommy and Oma! We all love you, miss you, and celebrate YOU today. You are as awesome as ever, and our love for you never dies. P.S.…

The Pickle Jar Lesson

I received this email from a beautiful woman in Christ the other day. Thank you Sister Jeanne! “The Pickle Jar” The pickle jar as far back as I can remember…

Now I Know Why God Never Sleeps

Have you ever had a sick child? A sick friend? A sick parent? You check on them all the time whether they are awake or asleep. You comfort them, you…

Teen suicide: Prevention is contagious, too.

Teen suicide – America's high rates and growing prevention efforts – is the topic of this week's cover story project. Here students at Chautauqua Lake Central High School in Mayville,…

Shut up Already

Our family had the pleasure of going to watch my daughter play basketball last night.  The girls did great.  Some of the parents in the stands were awful.  I was…