Be Thankful–It’s Good for You


It’s been a year like no other. Not in a good way. The pandemic is on the rise, as is crime, unemployment and social distancing. You’ve felt the pain of 2020.I've felt it, too. Like a weight in my soul.In fact, I wasn’t going to post this Thanksgiving because honestly, I’ve been feeling more fearful [...]

Be Thankful–It’s Good for You2020-12-15T08:56:18-06:00

7 Rich Blessings of the Family Dinner Table


My grandmother (Betty Jones) believed that every family—especially hers—should gather around the dinner table together, often. So, she put up homegrown vegetables all summer for our weekly family dinners. If she hadn’t, well, we might have had to settle for mere store-bought produce. She made homemade mayonnaise because the kind in the jar just wouldn’t do. [...]

7 Rich Blessings of the Family Dinner Table2020-09-15T16:52:58-05:00

What I Learned the Day I Died: Thoughts from Mark Russell


His heart just stopped. There was no warning. No time to yell out for help. Suddenly, everything went black. Mark Russell--one of the officials, a city councilman, and my dear friend--crumpled over, lifeless, on the sideline of the football field in the Madison Academy-McCallie game, August 25th. I sat in the stands, watching in horror, [...]

What I Learned the Day I Died: Thoughts from Mark Russell2019-03-29T08:34:33-05:00
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