The List

Do you love making lists? Confession time…I am a compulsive list maker!  I keep a “Things-To-Do list”, a “Grocery list”, a “Future Projects List”, a “Christmas Shopping List”, a “Menu-for-Each-Holiday List”, and the list (get my pun), goes on! When I was a teenager in a girls’ Bible class, we were challenged to think about …

She Being Dead, Still Speaks

For the past several years I have become an amateur sleuth, working to discover all that I can find in family genealogy. My maternal grandparents died when I was young and their children were scattered all over the country. I never had an opportunity to know any of them. After my mother’s death, I started …

New Look, New Focus

If you have been to my teaching help site in the past few weeks, you will have noticed that it has a whole new look.  That would be thanks to my wonderful technical advisor and website designer (aka husband Steve) who has helped me get a fresh updated look to the blog. When I started …

When Fires Are Raging

Imagine being 82 years-old and having to abruptly leave your home, climb down a mountain in the dark, and flee from approaching wildfires. That’s exactly what happened to Robert and Daryl Hullander as they barely escaped the wildfires in Gatlinburg, TN. The Hullanders, who have been married 57 years, survived one of the worst disasters …

“Forever His”-Part 2

In my last post, I told of how our congregation at the Karns church of Christ decided that we wanted to be proactive in reaching out to children and their families in the special needs community. Never being a part of something like this, I felt somewhat overwhelmed and unsure of where to start. To …