The Deal of a Life!

“Sammy.” Best Return on Investment Ever What can you buy for $38? Dinner out, maybe, if you choose your restaurant with care and skip the appetizer. Last year, you could have bought one share of stock in Facebook for $38, though it’s not worth that much today. A movie date might be doable if you go […]

Horror and Outrage

Cadence, Sawyer, Elaine: Group Hug Beyond Imagination We mourn together for lives cut short in an ugly blast of gunfire. One moment, twenty beautiful young students and the adults entrusted with their education were studying the chalkboard, perhaps, or bent over worksheets.  And then suddenly, we were all robbed of their lives. A nation grieves […]

An Orphan With Hope

To God, Every Baby is as Precious as my Granddaughter [I’m taking a brief sabbatical from my sabbatical, as it were, to complete my pledge to participate in Blog Month for Compassion International. This week, we’ve been asked to write from the perspective of a sponsored child.] Today I Went to School.  I love going […]

Do It For Daphne

Daphne Kate Matoushek, Minutes Old. Safe in Daddy’s Arms.  Do It For All the Daphnes. If you were here on Monday, you know that we expected a new granddaughter. As it happens, Daphne arrived at 3:09 p.m. local time on Tuesday, weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces (3.46 kilograms), and measuring 19.25 inches (49 centimeters) long. […]