The day Kari Kampakis's mother died, she drove back to her childhood home and asked the current owner if she could walk through it, one more time. What my friend Kari learned by going home again is powerful. Graciously, she has agreed to share her beautiful story here, with us. I hope Kari's words will [...]
About maypattersonMay Patterson, author of "Seeking a Familiar Face," began writing in response to God’s grace. And by this grace, she has written, taught the Bible and spoken at a variety of events. Her ministry focus is to help people draw closer to God and each other. May is married to her dear friend Mike, and they have three grown children. She has a great love for her family, the great outdoors and travel.
Every day you have multiple opportunities to be kind or to not be kind. Since I see such a glaring lack of kindness in our world right now, I wrote this last One-2-One on being extra kind. This summer, I've written a series of short posts called Encouragement One-2-One, featuring one thought, 2 quotes and one question. I [...]
Starting school each year is a big step for children—so, it’s also a big step for parents (and grandparents). Of course, you want this school year to be awesome. You want your kids to thrive, grow and be happy, but what if they struggle with difficult classes, or overly-demanding teachers or peer pressure? And if that's [...]