Send her an angel to guard her fragile heartTo dry those tears that fall in the darkSend her an angel to hold her through the nightTo bring her love and show her lightIt’s a crazy world she’s livin’ in tonightShow her grace, tender mercy, hold her tightI know the shadows will fade when the night… Continue reading Send Her an Angel
Several years ago, I read Reviving Ophelia by Mary Pipher. Great book, highly recommended, very informative and interesting read. Anyway, the other day I picked up Sara Shandler’s answer to Pipher’s book, titled Ophelia Speaks. Again, what an amazing book. I’m reading these poems and stories written by these young girls and my heart breaks… Continue reading Cry Ophelia
If you have not yet, go see Bridge to Terabithia - right now. I demand it! Oh, and bring your tissues - it is a bit sad - but such a beautiful story. Thank you, that is all.
I spent this past weekend with over 600 middle school students. And can I just say that I have not had that much fun in years. This was the first time that I have gone on a youth retreat as an adult leader. I’ve gone several times as a student, but this time I was… Continue reading Middle School Rocks
So far, March has really come in a like a lion. We had 60 something degree weather in the afternoon, severe thunderstorms in the evening followed by hail and tornado watches and warnings, and then snow the next morning. Missouri is great. If you don’t like the weather - just wait about an hour and… Continue reading In Like a Lion