The capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance. Pablo Casals, cellist

We live in a land where children live abused and neglected. We have many services through our DHS and law enforcement officers along with community organizations working overtime with too few funds. They can only do so much because thousands of children live in our area with predators and abusers lurking . So what can…

Swans on our Rhine River cruise--photographed in 2014

Friendly or Flirty? Part 2

  Friendly or Flirty? Part 1 is here. My husband Bill and I prefer nonfiction books that teach us through others’ life experiences and scientific research. We recently finished Unbroken, a powerful and harrowing life story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II POW whose rebirth in Christ mended his life and marriage. We then delved into…

Connections

When our family moved to Searcy years ago, we discovered a community of water fowl in the lake behind our house. We named them, of course, names like Father Goose, a solid white Snow Goose, Knothead, who we kindly renamed Grandfather Goose, and Gracie the Toulouse Goose. The three came banded together as one tight…