Greatest Gift

Greatest Gift

The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and in turn another, until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place my touch will be felt. Frederick Buechner Cheers to another great year at Touch A Life. Reflecting back on 2018 and my time in...
Reset

Reset

Every time I return from Ghana the joke around my house is “batten down the hatches” because here comes Mom. I always return with the urge to get rid of the excess of stuff – stuff in my house, stuff in my car, and stuff in my life. Last year I spent nine weeks in...
Freedom is Possible

Freedom is Possible

FREEDOM: the quality or state of being free, such as: a: the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action b: liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another c: the quality or state of being exempt or released usually from...
Who Am I?

Who Am I?

Have you ever thought about who you are and where you come from? Maybe you have done so in an existential sort of way. You know, the way college students tend to “search for themselves.” But I am talking more literally figuring out who you are. I know I...
The Gift of Caring

The Gift of Caring

One of the greatest blessings in my life is the gift of being a mother. I found out I was pregnant with my daughter three years ago, and I never could have prepared for the ways my life would change. I was so excited and a little anxious, too, but mainly I was...
Give Thanks

Give Thanks

Give Thanks For each new morning with it’s light For rest and shelter of the night For health and food For love and friends For everything thy goodness sends. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson This week most of us will pause to give thanks for the things we have in our lives....