“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 “Is anyone else just so weary of to-do lists?” “As I read such admirable paths many take to set goals, define strategies using fancy programs,
I not only confess; I proclaim boldly—I don’t like to cook. I can manage my way through most of the traditional holiday meals by sticking with familiar and easy recipes. The baking part of the rituals is beyond me though. Baking pies, cakes, and cookies to share at a family meal or give as
This morning I read a suggestion that Thanksgiving might need to be cancelled this year due to concerns over COVID-19. What? Cancel Thanksgiving? Memorial Day parades and picnics. Fourth of July celebrations. Halloween trick-or-treating. All cancelled. Now, Thanksgiving? We are entering what is often called the “holiday season:” Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.
Application essays. PSAT. SAT. ACT. College-required classes. For many of us, as our children enter high school, approach high school, begin first grade, we begin the panic of “What about college?” The phrases above become one more thing to worry about, right? So many questions. So much fear. Our society has placed a great