National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Let’s say a great “thank you” to all the law enforcement professionals for protecting our communities! We can: Wear blue Say “thank you” Send an email or share on social media Fly a blue ribbon on your lawn Share a story how they have helped keep your community safe Give them a smile when you […]

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

The lyrics of this song are based on a poem by Jane Taylor called “The Star” which appeared in 1806. “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” is a lullaby song and one of the most beloved nursery rhymes.   Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are. Up above the world so high, Like a […]

A Star is Born

A Star is Born

Whenever you speak the truth, whenever you love someone, whenever you get involved, whenever you drop a bad habit and begin a new one, whenever you say your prayers, whenever you read a good book, whenever you watch wholesome entertainment, whenever you spend time with a family member, a friend, or someone that is lonely, […]

Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother

Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother

I would like to first thank my husband, Don, who is an inspiration and support in everything I do. My children, David and Joseph, give me hope to believe in all that is good. I would also like to thank my parents, Marian and Bernard Sheptoski, for teaching me to love reading good books.

How Can We Say Thanks?

How Can We Say Thanks?

How can we thank someone that no longer lives by us or maybe is even no longer alive? Here are some creative ideas: We can reciprocate or do the same deed for someone else that our benefactor did for us We can say, “thank you” We can pray for that individual We can fast for […]

Can We Give Thanks?

Can We Give Thanks?

I know it’s not Thanksgiving Day yet. Can we still give thanks? For what, you may say! We can give thanks for – religious freedom, memories, challenges and opportunities, veterans of war, our families and God, voting rights, career choices, free speech, private property, a federal republic, the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and […]

Protect the Children

Protect the Children

Let’s be observant and give our children the care they deserve and need. Ever feel stressed? It may be possible that your child, other children, and youth feel stressed sometimes too. The ongoing COVID-19 crisis at times causes additional stress making children more vulnerable to others. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has […]

Paper Tigers

Paper Tigers

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers.” – Amelia Earhart You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life.  The procedure, the process is its own reward. Write down the first step you need to […]