Why is breast cancer such shocking news? In this article, we explore why so many women are getting breast cancer, why it is such shocking news, and what you can change NOW to prevent this disease! We are shocked by the news that a friend or loved one has Breast...read more
In The Busyness of Life, Who Do You See?"...that everyone who sees the Son and believes in Him may have everlasting life, and I will raise him up at the last day.”--John 6:40As I read this scripture, my eyes rest on “sees the Son.” I ask myself, how often do I see...read more
Breast Cancer: Now What? Women of all ages fear the dreaded words, “I think you need a biopsy for breast cancer.” I am not the poster child for annual mammograms. Before November of 2017, my last one was about ten or more years ago. (I don’t even remember when it...read more
How are you celebrating July 4? As we join family and friends to honor our country and the process that made us free, ask yourself... Where is My Safe Place? Is it a cozy, comfortable chair? How about under your favorite tree? Our Forefathers and their families shed...read more
Today is Cancer Survivors Day! June 3rd is National Cancer Survivors Day. It was created to honor all who have fought the cancer dragon and WON, and to give hope to those currently fighting this disease. There are around 14.5 million people in the U.S. who have...read more
Why do I love Christmas Cactus? Christmas Cacti and hummingbirds were two of nature's blessings that excited my mother. After my father died she moved to the second floor of an assisted living. It was an adjustment for her. With no trees, she missed her yard with...read more
There are more than 5 ways to pray for our children and grandchildren! How can we pray for them as they go back to school? Teachers are stressed...I know because I was one! Parents are thrilled...I know because I am one! Do we forget how stressful school can be for...read more
How to Pray For Your Children and Grandchildren When perusing Pinterest, I found this awesome visual that is helping me stay focused in praying for my grandchildren. Thanks to Rebecca Harlow Jordan for creating such an awesome infographic! ...read more
What worries do children of all ages have in common when it is time to go back to school? How can parents and grandparents comfort them, prepare them, and pray for them? Having just retired from teaching for thirty years in grades K-8 and having children and four...read more
Karyn Almendarez writes to encourage and inspire you to “faith it through” life’s changes and hardships. She is an author, blogger, retired teacher, wife, mother, and grandmother. She shares the tools which helped her move forward after losing a sixteen-year-old son in an early morning car accident, and, more recently, a breast cancer diagnosis.
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