gratitude

The gifts that make a difference

Today's post is written by my student, Jordan Fryman, who wrote this essay in response to the question, "What are three gifts you've received in 2013, and why are they significant to you?" Growing up I have received several gifts, both tangible and  intangible, but the older I get I have realized that the gifts… Continue reading The gifts that make a difference

gratitude

Gaining by losing

After a decade of two failed marriages, a whole lot of enabling and rescuing by yours truly, and poor financial decision making, I found myself in the same sad boat as many people do in America--I'd planned my mortgage, bills, and expenditures based on two decent incomes, and suddenly I found myself with one. Even… Continue reading Gaining by losing