Horror or Hallowed for Halloween?

“Mommy, what are you going to be for Halloween?”   I could hardly wait to hear the answer and inched a little closer to the costume rack. Yes, I was eavesdropping, but that’s what writers do.   “I think I’ll be a witch,” the young mother said, and placed a pointed black hat on her head.    “A witch! But you’re so pretty, and witches are ugly. I want     read more

3 Uncommon Questions When You Need A Bounce Back

Bounce Back People Look Around And Ask Questions When’s the last time you really thought about what you’re doing, why you’re doing it and what you want the result to be?  It’s been said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. Returning to the same old same old after a major set-back, is     read more

Thinking Pink

Helping Others Bounce Back is What Survivors Do! It’s October and tiny town Trenton, SC has turned pink again.  But this time it’s not in the peach orchards. This time it’s at the post office!! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Susan Curry, Trenton’s Post Master, is a two year survivor of the dreaded disease that annually claims the lives     read more

Quit Choking On Conflict

So excited! This week’s Thought From Penny was published in Christian Devotions!  Bounce! Don’t Break… Quit choking on conflict If you’re a people pleaser like me, you’d probably rather eat bugs than employ confrontation as a healthy means to resolve a conflict. But sometimes that’s exactly what’s needed.  Several things help me “cowboy up” and face a confrontation when there’s     read more