“Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.” — James Bryce
"Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong." -- James Bryce --Brainy Quote 3 Reasons to Celebrate Memorial Day: Past, Present, Future Why is Memorial Day so special? Three Reasons:...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
AGING WITH PASSION How do Boomers successfully age with passion? Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn kept their passion for life and for each other! So, for all of those rockin' baby boomers out there, this post is for you! Previously, in a blog post titled, "How to...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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