I Saw God at Ground Zero: What Jackie Albrecht Discovered

2018-07-01T11:26:09+00:00

“Vast destruction surrounded me," said Jackie Albrecht. "Grief and sadness, tears mingled with groans . . . I'll never forget the sounds. Or how hot the smoldering metal was. Sometimes, I can still smell that noxious mix of diesel fuel and charred flesh. After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, I served as a grief counselor at [...]

I Saw God at Ground Zero: What Jackie Albrecht Discovered 2018-07-01T11:26:09+00:00

When You’ve Blown It: The One Thing You Need to Know

2018-03-12T14:16:13+00:00

The trees outside my classroom window were in full bloom. A clear blue sky stretched overhead. Birds sang. Daffodils swayed in the breeze. Being stuck in Huntsville High School that morning was simply more than I. Could. Bear. Spring fever and senioritis hit me full force. I felt like I had to skip school that [...]

When You’ve Blown It: The One Thing You Need to Know 2018-03-12T14:16:13+00:00

Are You Living Loved?

2018-02-28T08:54:07+00:00

I once heard a landscaper jokingly dub my mother the “queen of boxwoods.” He was spot on—ancient boxwoods surrounded our house, outlining every bed and sidewalk. On hot, dry summer days the “queen” often sent her loyal subjects (my sister Lisa and me) out to water the boxwoods by hand. (Mama's boxwoods are pictured above) [...]

Are You Living Loved? 2018-02-28T08:54:07+00:00