The Freedoms We Cherish

The United States Constitution states according to Amendment I: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. The United States of America is […]

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The Gift of Spring

What can you feel? What can you hear? What happens when we take a moment to slow down? What is it that we will see? It’s that time of year when the air begins to warm up. It’s when you start seeing the buttercups adorning your yard and hearing the birds chirping their favorite tune. Spring is the season of […]

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One Year Since

I can’t believe it has been approximately one year since I started my blog. To be completely honest, I was a little nervous about putting my work online for the world to see, but it has been nothing but a great experience. It has been a lot of fun, and God has truly blessed me with some great experiences through […]

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The Greatest Gift

My favorite holiday is – without a doubt – Christmas. I love everything about it. I love what it celebrates and how it makes our traditions and memories so special.Christmas is a time of giving. I love going out and finding the perfect present for those special people in my life. The best part of Christmas shopping for me is […]

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What about Thanksgiving?

Don’t blink, or you may miss it. Many people don’t even think about it until the week before. Stores hardly promote it. They sell everything you need for Halloween, and before it’s over, the Christmas stuff is already stuffing the shelves. But what about Thanksgiving? Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving? In school and church, we are taught that the first […]

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A State of Mind

Mental Health. What is it? Why is it important? Mental health refers to our cognitive, behavioral, and emotional well-being. Our mental health can affect our daily lives, our physical health, and our relationships with friends and family. It’s a huge part of our everyday lives. Just like we can have physical issues, such as sickness or broken bones, we can […]

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Out of the Darkness

“I can’t believe it’s Halloween,” my friend Samantha said to me. “I know. I feel like it was just yesterday we were at the beach,” I replied. “Well, you know what they say. Time flies when you are having fun,” she laughed, even when you’re not. “That’s true.” Life has been fun. The summer had been a blast, and so […]

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Not Our Plans

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. ~Jeremiah 29:11 We go about every day, going to work and planning our lives out for as far ahead as we can foreshadow. We start planning since we are young. We […]

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