Every Story Intertwines

I’m the family genealogist. I love history. I love researching and finding the connections between families and people, but what I love most of all about researching my family history is the stories. As I sit down and research each family member just discovered, I am uncovering part of their story. With each new birth […]

You’re Invited!!!

I can’t wait! The excitement is building! We have been talking and sharing about community and sharing your stories and shining our lights. We have been talking about being a blessing and loving others. We have been talking about opening our hearts and building friendships and community. Now it’s time. It’s time to come together […]

Be a Blessing

As much as I have been writing about community and giving and blessing others, you all are probably going to start thinking that I am going to hit you up for money or something else. But I’m not. You see, while I am glad you all come over to visit and read my posts. When […]

I Refuse

Lately I keep coming back to the same message. It is a message that I have been writing about, a message that I have been reading about, and a message that I have been hearing. It is a message about tearing down walls. It is message about putting down smartphones and iPads. It is a […]

Do It Anyway

As I was reading through posts on my personal Facebook page Monday night, I came across a post that shared this quote from Mother Teresa: People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat […]

No More Excuses

We’ve all done it. We’ve all seen the girl sitting by herself at lunch when we were in school, and yet we walked right on by. We’ve all heard that still small voice inside our heads urging us to pick up the phone and call someone, but instead we distract ourselves and find something else […]