We are called to be LIGHTS shining BRIGHT in a dark world. Darkness CANNOT remain where there is LIGHT! Shine Glow Illuminate Gleam Reflect Sparkle Beam Radiate Emit Blaze "In the same way, let your LIGHT shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in

It's the week of Christmas! Only 5 more days until the pitter-patter of feet rushing toward stuffed stockings, decorated trees, and warm kitchens (coffee anyone?!). In the background you might also have on the annual holiday parade or Christmas tunes

Are you thankful for right now? Are you living in the present as opposed to the past? Are you taking in the moment or waiting for the future to start living your life? Be thankful for right now. Today. Do you often

I am so thankful for Education. I love learning. I am a perpetual student. I still take classes whenever I can work one into my schedule. And, I loved teaching. Fifteen years of my life I spent teaching middle school and

For the longest time I took rest for granted. When I was single and teaching, my weekends were spent cleaning, running errands, hanging with friends, and sleeping until noon. I took for granted that resting would always be available. Today, I'm

This past Monday, October 12, I was honored to not only attend the 14th Annual Celebration of Reading hosted by the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, but to also have Little Lamb Books sponsor eight (8) teachers for the

Welcome to Wordy Wednesday. As authors, editors, marketers and publishers, words breathe life into our passions, our thoughts, our images, and our feelings. They combine to create the books, the settings, and the characters that have emerged as important members

Hello Readers! Along with many other inspirational bloggers, I am super excited to be a part of Jen Hatmaker's "For the Love" Blog Tour! I pre-ordered my copy of her book way back in June (okay, June was only 2