20 Quotes to Encourage Friendships During COVID-19

Besties. BFF’s. Life-long friends.  Friend is such a wonderful and endearing term. The good Lord created us as relational beings, first with Him, then with others. So it makes sense to not...

High Desert Mental Health Summit: A Day of Education

With 40 million Americans reporting a mental health condition, most of us know someone who is dealing with mental health in some capacity—whether their own or that of a...

Americans Find New Ways to Celebrate Fathers

Father’s Day will be unique this year since the worldwide pandemic continues to disrupt our lives and inhibit our mobility. Although some stay at home advisories are still in effect,...

‘Uninvited’ Book Review from the Beauties from Ashes Series

Sometimes we read books that touch our lives in a thoughtful or emotional way. Then there are books that really transform us; books that become a part of our...

Homeschool Parents: Does Your Family Have a Mission Statement?

Most organizations and businesses have a mission statement. What about Homeschool families? A mission statement is a formal summary of the aims and values of the company, organization, or individual....
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Hope and Resources for Suicide Awareness Month

Some hear the word suicide and immediately become uncomfortable. After all, “It’s a personal matter, and those don’t need to be discussed publicly.” Some may hear the word and not...
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How Far Would You Carry The Cross?

My husband Scott and I recently had the privilege of vacationing at the Big Island of Hawaii. We hiked to breathtaking waterfalls, inside a volcano, and to one of only...

Leadership Lesson from the Greatest Leader in History

A substantial part of the success of many institutions rises and falls on its leadership. Entities like countries, teams, companies, families, non-profits, and churches thrive with good leadership. And sometimes...

Oasis Hair Salon Celebrates 25 Years with Christmas Charity Event

There is nothing quite like the joyful gleam in a child’s eye when he receives a gift at Christmastime. But what about those who live in foster care or...

A Prayer for Those Who Mourn the Gilroy Shooting

My heart twisted when I heard the news on Sunday—another mass shooting. A 19-year-old man opened fire at a garlic festival in Gilroy, California, killing three people and wounding 12...