Divided We Fall

E pluribus unum. Out of many, one. This 13-letter motto for the United States appearing on our Great Seal was adopted by an Act of Congress in 1782. It was never made the official motto by law, so in 1956, Congress adopted “In God…

Jul 24

Keep the Faith

I hate watching the news. While I used to stay up and listen to the latest weather and happenings of the day for the 11 o’clock news, now I click off the television and head straight for my pillow – by way of a…

Jul 16

A Pink Bible and Crumbs

I wiped off the table crumbs from dinner and headed towards the trashcan. As I walked past the bar, the color pink caught my eye and I turned to notice my eight-year-old’s pink Bible lined up next to mine. I’d walked past them all…

Jun 27

Are You Okay?

“Are you okay?” Ever answered “yes” when you knew you weren’t really feeling okay? I have Type 1 Diabetes. I was diagnosed at age 12. For 32 years I have walked the tight rope of my disease – careful not to lean too far…

May 9

5 Ways to Whack Satan

It was Sargent Singer’s Pizza Circus where I whacked my first mole. My 10th birthday party was there. Since we usually had parties at home, I was beyond excited to have a party at the pizza place. My friends and I were entertained by…

Jan 29