Character, Excellence, Friendship, Influence, kindness, Purpose

Unexpected Kindness

What a blessing it is for people to express their kindness! People randomly provide food, clothing, a mowed lawn, or a paid coffee for the next person in line. Unexpected gifts of kindness. Several days are recognized to specifically encourage kindness. World Kindness Day is November 13. Random Acts of Kindness Day is celebrated on… Continue reading Unexpected Kindness

Boldness, Character, Discipline, Excellence, Family, Freedom, Friendship, goal, Influence, Purpose, Speech, Vision

Unifying Tastes

Tastes. In food. In clothing. In style. In music. In hobbies. In activities. My husband and I have very different preferences when it comes to tastes. He's a meat and potatoes guy; I will eat just about anything. He's crazy and laid back; I'm reserved and worrisome. He prefers TV over quiet; I prefer quiet… Continue reading Unifying Tastes

Character, Excellence, Executive Assistant, Faith, Influence

A Connecting Ray of Sunshine

Summer has arrived. People are enjoying the outdoors and basking in the glory of sunshine. The sun--it gives energy, it refreshes, and it revives.  Besides the warmth the sun brings, is there another connection we can make?  In my somewhat weird way of thinking, I believe I may have had an illuminating thought. My father… Continue reading A Connecting Ray of Sunshine

Boldness, Character, Discipline, Excellence, Faith, Influence, Music, Purpose

My Father’s Eyes

Recently, as I reminisced about my youth, I recalled when I was introduced to the music of Amy Grant. My beloved mentors, Dara and Susan, shared her music with me; and I played it nonstop.  One song that captured my attention was “Father’s Eyes.”  And how fitting this month to reflect on that song.  Both… Continue reading My Father’s Eyes

Character, Excellence, Faith, Family, Influence, Prayer, Purpose

Mother’s Day Tribute

This past weekend was Mother’s Day.  Only recently did I discover my mother’s favorite flowers were daffodils, daisies, and roses.  So, I thought I would find out what was so special about these flowers. Daffodils symbolize honor, loyalty, rebirth, new beginnings, and eternal life.  A bunch of daffodils indicates joy and happiness.  Daisies represent innocence,… Continue reading Mother’s Day Tribute