I will never forget hearing Elisabeth Elliott speak to missionaries gathered at Alliance Academy in Quito, Ecuador. Perhaps you know her story told in the 2007 movie End Of The Spear. Elisabeth Elliott was a mother of nine months, married just three years when her husband, Jim, was killed in the Ecuadorian jungle attempting to make missionary contact with the read more
“Summertime and the living is easy”? Maybe not so much… Summer can produce mega stress with the kids out of school and a list of “Summer Fun” activities that keep you on the road more hours than the UPS man! Add to that, basket upon laundry basket of sweaty Tee’s and underwear; outdoor plants and gardens that need tending to; read more
Have you ever noticed how the drive to a place you have never been before seems longer than the return trip along the same route? I experienced this phenomenon on a recent trip to Lake City, SC. The unfamiliar roads twisted and turned for seemingly endless miles with only the robotic voice of my GPS leading the way. I wish read more
I cannot remember the name of the shop but I know exactly how to get there! Affectionately known as the “excuse me card shop” for the continual, softly spoken apologies passed between patrons along the narrow, completely overstocked aisles, a visit to this store is a must each time I am in the Washington, DC area.
This past week’s visit was particularly interesting as Father’s Day cards were on display not far from the clever “thank you” notes I had been seeking. I could not help but overhear a woman say, “Now, why didn’t I think of that? These cards are amazing!”
I know you’ve been there. You pick up that “real” (code for old, worn and dirty)treasure and just can’t decide if you should pack or not. Here’s a clue: If that thought even crosses your mind, the answer is “no”. It’s kind of like when a man proposes. If he opens the ring box, pops the question and if there read more