Show kindness even if you’re not feeling it

I always wonder why God loves this planet of humans. Just turn on the TV, hop on the Internet (or drive in rush hour traffic) and you'll see plenty of examples of humans behaving badly, being cruel, inconsiderate, unkind, hateful...not even remotely compassionate. We hear of humans doing compassionate things, say when there is a... Continue Reading →

Learning to Say Yes in My Mess | #yesinmymess

  I used to say yes to everything. I said yes to things I didn't want to do, mostly because I felt I "had to". Even when my heart said no, my mouth said yes. I thought that saying yes made me a better wife, mother, friend. Saying yes became a competition with other mothers.... Continue Reading →

3 Women Inspiring Change Everyday | January

I read a lot of blogs. And when I say, "a lot", I mean I currently have somewhere close to 100 blogs bookmarked on my iPad. I may have an addiction. I don't read these 100 blogs everyday. Geez, I wouldn't get anything done! These blogs fall under the category of Faith, Quilt Love, Craft... Continue Reading →

Women Who Inspire | The Mercy House

Today I receive 3 new Christian music CDs in the mail from EMI. I won them from Kristen at  We Are That Family (and The Mercy House). Although winning something is always awesome, I really wanted to introduce you to the double-force behind  The Mercy House. Kristen, living in America, is mobilizing support for Mercy... Continue Reading →

Women Who Inspire | Amanda Lindhout

I know this is all over the web today but, seriously, I cried this morning when I first heard this story on the Today Show. Amanda Lindhout is truly a Woman Who Inspires!  In 2008, Amanda Lindhout was a freelance journalist in Somalia when she was kidnapped and began 15 months of nightmarish captivity. But today she... Continue Reading →

women who inspire

Enough negativity! Here's something to inspire you as the 9th anniversary of September 11th approaches: Beyond the 11th: Founded by two American women whose husbands were killed on September 11th, our mission is to reach beyond differences of culture and geography to embrace the most essential of connections: humanity. Afghan widows are highly vulnerable and... Continue Reading →

kids who inspire

I want to share this story I read in The Denver Post yesterday: It's a story of a little girl, 7 years old, who had endured painful chemotherapy for the treatment of a brain tumor. Allison Winn, a Colorado resident, had surgery and then treatment for 2 years. She is now 9 years old. During her... Continue Reading →

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