Thankful Thursdays

For those making a difference. Today, I feature Miggy’s Gift. A young non-profit organization committed to educate and bring awareness about Melanoma skin cancer. Please check out Miggy’s Gift and learn how a tragic story turned into comfort, encouragement, and hope for … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For the roof over our heads. My family was displaced a couple of times in the course of exile. Both for political and economic reasons. At one point, at the age of six, I remember sitting on the floor of … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Respect above politics. Can we just vote already?! The political disagreements in this country are so red hot, and the back and forth bickering is so disgusting, that we’ve reached a new level of crazy and disrespect. I find myself … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For angels. Some show up at the right place and the right time to help us in some way, and then disappear never to be seen again. Some, we can’t see, but we feel guiding us and protecting us. These … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For colors. Especially Pipo’s. Today, I find myself enjoying the fresh shades of autumn, while we travel along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. What a feast for the eyes. And as I take in the reds, yellows, oranges, and maroons of … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For inconveniences. This morning, I woke up to a wheel-less car. The craft of stealth-like individuals quick at work last night, almost NASCAR pit road-style. Ugh! As I stood there looking at my half naked automobile, I thought about those … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For helping hands. While I sip my coffee this morning channel surfing and preoccupied with this country’s political obsession, I see ticklers noting the over 1,400 lives lost in Indonesia, and my heart sinks. “We haven’t got a clue,” I … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For generosity and support. This past Saturday, our team, Rx for the Soul, joined many others in the St. Jude 5K Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. The turnout was fantastic, and I was so happy to see so many people … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For examples of real sacrifice. I want Lauren and Danny to recognize true sacrifice. I think these days the word is loosely used, and some of the examples of sacrifice we are seeing don’t seem true to definition. They almost … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For prayer and surrender. It may seem like God is not listening because we are not seeing results fast enough. And so at times, praying may not satisfy us. Does that happen to you? Could it be that we’re praying … Continue reading