New Year’s Eve often brings with it an expetation. Do you have a date? Do you have someone to share it with at midnight? Are you going to a party? With who? Are you invited anywhere? This should be the funnest night of the year!
Don’t get me wrong, I love New Year’s Eve but I [...]
For those of you that know my passion for working with self-esteem, this video clip won’t surprise you. I love the Dove Foundation for all that they do to help girls and women see the distortion that is beauty. We are constantly flooded with images that are false and literally distorted and air-brushed. I think [...]
Jesus once taught that his followers were to forgive others. “How often should we forgive?” they asked. His answer was, “70 times 7.”
As a math teacher, the multiplication is easy. The answer is 490. Does that mean that we should get a notebook and write down every single time a person hurts us or offends [...]
I had the opportunity last week to talk to a teen friend of mine who wasn’t doing so great. She had recently had a bad experience with a boyfriend and she wasn’t sure how she wanted to handle it. After talking, I got to thinking about what made this situation so hard for her.
She said [...]
Don’t we hear that expression a lot during this time of year? I wanted to send a quick message of hope and gratitude today. In my work and in other capacities during the week, I often get to work with teens as I have mentioned before. This last week, I had the opportunity to meet [...]