On My Bookshelf: Unscripted by Ernie Johnson Jr.

As a native Georgian and a huge fan the Atlanta Braves, I am very familiar with the name Ernie Johnson (both Jr. and Sr.). The voices of Ernie Johnson Sr., Skip Caray, and Pete van Wieren crackling through the AM Radio were the soundtrack to some of my favorite childhood memories. I grew up a … Read more…

How Can We Cultivate a Generous Spirit?

Are you a generous person? I mean really generous. I am not sure I am. Yes, I support my church and various charities. (See Friday’s #FridayFive: Five Favorite Charities) That is good and so important, but how generous am I really? I can write a check or click on a link , donate to a … Read more…

Save This Link!

Helicopter parenting has got to go! As a teacher and a parent, I am a firm believer that we need to be raising our kids to be able to function independently. Former Stanford professor Julie Lythcott-Haims expresses it best, “Our job as a parent is to put ourselves out of a job.” Lythcott-Haims noticed a … Read more…

Save This Link!

Good Monday Morning! Theses posts were so encouraging and inspiring to me. I hope they will inspire you as well. A Life Lived Beautifully: Amy Washington. In my #FridayFive post, I mentioned Washington Farms in Watkinsville, Georgia. Amy Washington is one of the Washingtons from that farm. Currently, she is living in Uganda and running … Read more…

What I am Reading – For the Love by Jen Hatmaker

For the love of Jen Hatmaker, I don’t even know where to begin in writing a review for her new book. If you are a woman – or a man (shout out to the #bandoffour, the four men on the launch team) – at any stage in life, this is the book for you. In … Read more…

Save This Link!

I am really enjoying linking up with Lessons From the SidelinesĀ for Save This Link each week. There is so much out there on the web, it is nice to share in a weekly round-up of what we found interesting and noteworthy on the internet. 1. We are THAT family – I love this blog. Her … Read more…

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