September 2nd 2016 No comments yet
I think I will always have a soft spot in my heart for teenagers. Maybe it’s because I know what a formative time ages thirteen through nineteen were for me, and how clearly I remember the adults who guided me during that stage of life. And, oh, how I needed guidance in my insecure days of purple hair and metal music. As I get older, I am consistently amazed by how much adults can give and receive when we volunteer to mentor adolescents, whether at church or through community programs.
Adolescence is …
August 9th 2016 No comments yet
August might seem a little early to start a countdown to Christmas, but when you have an important gift to give, it’s good to plan ahead. Every year, Stonebriar begins the Christmas season by collecting shoebox gifts for Operation Christmas Child. Collection dates for this year run from October 30 through November 13. Will your box be ready?
Operation Christmas Child (a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse) sends shoebox gifts full of toys and hygiene items to children in developing countries worldwide. These colorful boxes carry everything from teddy bears to bars …
July 19th 2016 No comments yet
Have you seen the Snickers commercials with the slogan, “You’re not you when you’re hungry”? I think that was made because of me. If I don’t snack every three hours or so, I lose focus and become an emotional tsunami. I cannot stand feeling hungry, and usually, I don’t have to for long. As a middle class American in our century, I have easy access to food. I even have the luxury of wondering which food I’ll have for my next meal—rather than whether or not I will eat at …
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