Your Family, Your Legacy

Family Reunion 2017

Ah, the family reunion ... anticipated by some, dreaded by a few and ignored by many. 'Tis the season. I just returned from mine and I agree with George: “A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” -George Bernard Shaw Reunion defined: a gathering of friends, or associates at regular intervals or after separation. My mother's… Continue reading Family Reunion 2017


Feeling Small

♪♫♪ When you're weary, feeling small, when tears are in your eyes ♪♫♪ Everyone feels small sometimes. We move in and out of the feeling.  We often say we feel small when we feel insignificant, unknown or unseen. It often comes when we experience significant change. We can let it overwhelm us, defeat us, or we can… Continue reading Feeling Small

Interview, Your Marriage

Author Interview: Janet Thompson

I would love to introduce you to my speaker and writer friend, Janet Thompson. I met her through a speaker networking/support group in our area. I've so enjoyed following her since then and seeing the impact her ministry has for the Kingdom of God. Plus ... she's an IDAHO girl now! Below is an interview… Continue reading Author Interview: Janet Thompson

Your Family, Your Simple & Intentional Life

The Gift of Presence

Candy blogs: Everyone wants Christmas to be meaningful. We say it every year. I certainly have. We long for Christmases past. I have very strong memories of Christmases at my grandparents’ house in northern Idaho, with all the aunts & uncles and cousins. After eight hours of driving ... down the last stretch of dirt road …… Continue reading The Gift of Presence

Your Marriage

Husband of My Youth

Candy blogs: Sunday is a milestone for my husband and me. We will celebrate 35 years of marriage. Neither of us can believe it. How could it possibly be? Just yesterday that drummer from high school jazz choir with the big 'fro and the rust colored cords and jean jacket was kissing me good night… Continue reading Husband of My Youth