Family

Miley…Seriously? Heavy Sigh.

OK – I avoided it for a month. Sort of how you avoid going to the dentist when you have a toothache…because you know it’s gonna hurt. I am a Southern girl, raised with Southern values (and quirks) by parents who love me dearly. When the whole Miley Cyrus/Hannah Montana craze Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Faith

Prayer Happens

I was sitting in a restaurant and at the table next to me I saw a family with their heads bowed blessing their food before they ate. I was substitute teaching at school and I saw a couple of teachers gathered together in a corner praying. I was on an Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Serving

Orphan Care Summit

Do you care about orphans? If so, you would be interested in knowing that at this very moment a group of 1,100 key leaders are gathered together at the annual Orphan Care Summit and these Saints are finding ways to work together to care for the needs of the 140 million orphans Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

Mom Bully Exposed

Did you catch this story today on Good Morning America…about cyber mom bullies? OK, so I suppose part of blogging, tweeting and facebook is to share your opinions and thoughts on what you see going on in the world around you, but ugly personal attacks against people is just plain wrong. Just because Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

Photoshop Sucks

I just watched this video and it made me want to scream! Photoshop sucks… the pounds, wrinkles, sun spots, blemishes and natural curves, right off of your body. At what cost? The women who view magazine photos are daily being made to feel “less than” because they do not measure Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

Tiger and His Tale

Did you watch the news conference today? There stood a somber, serious, wearied looking Tiger Woods trying to help a judgmental world understand his regret and pain. There stood a deeply concerned husband and father pleading with the mass of reporters and curious onlookers to leave his family alone. There Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Faith

Surrogates Movie…CreepyTrue

So, have you seen the movie Surrogates? (Warning: It is a little risque, if you are sensitive to such things!) Hubby and I rented it and I must say, it creeped me out! Mainly because it seemed to mimic what’s already happening in America today! All the “perfect” people who Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

Haiti Up Close & Personal

Hey friends – this morning at FamilyLife we heard from the Executive Director of our Hope for Orphans ministry…and I cried through most of his presentation! He recently got back from Haiti where he took a group of doctors to care for orphans and to sort through paper work in Read more…

By Tracey, ago