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Remembering September 11, 2001

Seventeen years ago, nineteen Islamic extremists---funded by the terrorist organization Al-Qaeda---carried out a plot to attack various sites in America using four fully-fueled commercial planes. I still remember turning on the news and watching in horror as smoke billowed from one of towers in New York's skyline. But the carnage had not ended. While we… Continue reading Remembering September 11, 2001

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Making Excuses or Taking Action?

This is part 2 of the Series "Why are You Making Excuses?" To read the previous post, click here. As I read the news and sift through messages of entitlement and blame-shifting, I fall into the trap of thinking this is some new problem. Reading historical narratives reveals there really is nothing new under the… Continue reading Making Excuses or Taking Action?

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Remember, Remember

About 3 years ago, I was gifted a 1-year membership to audible.com. I have renewed my membership every year since because I discovered the joy of "reading" again. I could "read" (ok, listen!) while folding laundry, driving down the road, cooking dinner, or washing dishes. I got my kids hooked too. They LOVE audiobooks! One… Continue reading Remember, Remember

Thankfulness

Day 26: Lights

This post is part of "30 days of Giving Thanks" To read more within this series, click here. We have a fun family tradition that the kids look forward to every year---decorating for Christmas.  The day after Thanksgiving, we pack away the pumpkins and leaves and pull out the reds, silvers, greens and golds of Christmas.… Continue reading Day 26: Lights

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Day 25: Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope that you are all enjoying the day with people you love.

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Day 24: History

History is so vital to all people of the world. It angers me how often people try to distort it or erase it.