Mission Trip to Guatemala

It was God…He called me to go to Guatemala to share my love and compassion to those less fortunate.  There was no question in my mind that I was called to go on this mission trip. God called…I answered, and others supported me, whether it be through prayer, thoughts, or financial support. As Mark 16:15 says, He said to them,

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15 Ideas for Back-to-School

15 Ideas for Back-to-School School is back in session for many kids or will be after Labor Day, so it’s time to get into a back-to-school ritual. A structured schedule for children is a must. Children accomplish more in an environment that is structured and consistent. Below is my list of 15 ideas for going back-to-school: Be sure your child

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10 Lessons I Learned by Leaving my Career Job

10 Lessons I Learned by Leaving my Career Job Leaving teaching was not an easy decision, but it was a necessary for my health and well-being. You may remember from my previous posts, that I suffered from stress-related depression and anxiety. I was suffering mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. When you aren’t taking care of yourself, it’s difficult to take

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What Exactly is Happiness?

What Exactly is Happiness? What exactly is happiness? According to Wikipedia, happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being marked by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. The definition of happiness varies from person to person. But why??? I believe it’s because we all define happiness in different ways. Some people find happiness in their

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Saving Money on Everyday Purchases

Saving money on everyday purchases is so important for our budget. Sometimes it’s just a few cents here and there, but over time it adds up. Below is a list of ways I save money: 1. GROCERY SHOPPING – When it comes to grocery shopping, I use coupons!!! We do not subscribe to the newspaper any longer, but there are

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Crosswinds Marsh Preserve in New Boston

Crosswinds Marsh Preserve in New Boston Today my husband, Dave, took me to a Wayne County Park called Crosswinds Marsh Preserve. It is located in New Boston, Michigan about 30 minutes from our home in Canton. Dave is a huge admirer of Bald Eagles and there are some living in this preserve, along with all kinds of other wild life. He also

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