Such a sad, sad weekend, I am so heart sick, watching the images coming out of Japan...the earthquake, the tsunami, the thousands of lives lost, the fires and now the explosions at the nuclear power plants. I don't know what is more terrifying, the events that are happening, or the statements being made by officials declaring "there is no threat to human health" after the explosions at the nuclear plants...right...we gotta PRAY!
My heart is breaking for the people in New Zealand, and also around the world with fighting and so many being killed...please pray for survivors to be found and rescued quickly from the New Zealand earthquake. I'm praying especially for any children that are trapped and terrified, that God will send angels to comfort them and that they would be rescued...
I'm SOOO excited, I am going to be representing a GREAT organization called "Together for Kids", a support organization for a network of wonderful hospitals that serve the needs of children across the nation. I was blessed to tour three of the hospitals in the network, and met so many wonderful kids, parents and care givers! Glad to be a part of Together for Kids
Here is a story about a precious young lady I was blessed to meet during my tour with "Together for Kids"...please pray for all these kids!
I sent out some “Little Star” books over the holidays and I just read some really nice thank you notes from listeners who received them. That made my day! Don’t forget to say a sincere “thank you” for even the simplest gifts: the gift of time, a favor, a good deed, gifts that are hand made or home cooked. Those two words can mean a lot to someone who took the time to make your day.
Friday night was the "Festival of Chimes and Lights" in our little town, and what a fun night it was! Singing, the highschool band performed, I got to be a judge for the pet parade, lots of adorable animals in Christmas costumes. Author Debbie Macomber (a neighbor and dear friend) debuted her NEW Mrs. Miracle movie and the Christmas tree was lit for the entire town to enjoy! Love living in a small community!
Here we are going into another weekend! Are you going to work or play this weekend? Are you going to do both? Or perhaps you'd rather play but your honey has another idea. I am talking about the well-known but not always popular "honey-do" list.
While I was in the studio recording one evening, I heard Producer Leisa on the phone to her hubby, "Don't forget to clean out the gutters!" Yes, as the show was going on, Leisa was stating her "honey-do" list for Jeremy.
"...we decided we didn't care what the popular kids thought of us, we would always be there for each other. Now, 30+ years later, we are STILL friends, and we are STILL goofy and we STILL have fun!!" Delilah shares a letter from 14-year-old Miranda, who is being bullied at school.
As difficult as it will be to keep my kids contained at the dinner table on Halloween night, I want to make sure they eat something healthy before they tear into mounds of chocolates, caramels, bubble gum, lollipops, taffy, licorice, candy corn, toffee and, well, you get the idea. To accomplish such a task, I will have to get creative so I'm planning an enticing yet easy, frightful feast!
Have had a busy, busy few days. I hosted an event called "The Pink tie Gala", a fund raiser for the Komen for the cure foundation...met so many lovely listeners, and had a great time celebrating life! The event was coordinated by a brave soul named Susan Groves, and she did an excellent job organizing a beautiful event!