Learning is an Experience, Not an Education

One of  the things I am most grateful for in this life is my first educational experience.  Anyone who has ever met me in my adult life knows, and can likely spell out as well as I can, how much I greatly dislike the American education system.  It is broken, and needs to be thrown … Continue reading Learning is an Experience, Not an Education

Announcements, Vacations and Healing

You would think that having a couple weeks off would give me more time to get things done.  At least, I thought that was the idea.  But I always forget that vacations are for healing as well. So now finally, after my Husband's first show with his new band, a few solid days of sleep, … Continue reading Announcements, Vacations and Healing

Making Change Happen

There is a phrase, "God helps those who help themselves."  It's a simple phrase.  Most people don't really understand it.  As a child, I certainly didn't.  Especially when I would hear people say another common phrase, usually some form of, "I turned it over to God", or "God will take care of it for me".  … Continue reading Making Change Happen

The Responsibility of Ministering

This is a post I've been thinking about for a long time.  Probably as long as I've been considering writing a blog (which is a lot longer than I have been).  It's taken me so long to write it because touches on a very sensitive subject, one that can hit a very raw nerve with … Continue reading The Responsibility of Ministering

Shifting Consciousness

When I was a child, and into my teenage years, there were certain subjects that were considered almost taboo.  Trying to discuss subjects like the paranormal, paganism, psychic abilities, miracles, etc was in many cases likely to get you ostracized or shunned.  At the very least, the people you tried to talk to would likely … Continue reading Shifting Consciousness