Posts Tagged 'family'

Happy after Harvey

Velta WorleyWe Are Houston Strong
The days of torrential rain and flooding from Harvey are behind us, but the effects may be lingering for many of you, as they have been for me. I didn’t flood; my children’s homes didn’t flood: all of my family and extended family were safe and dry and extremely well fed while we ate comfort food and watched the rain and news reports. Even though we were safe and we weren’t dealing with rising water (well we did keep one eye on the bayou that flows behind our house) and all that comes along with it, I felt sad, even depressed this past week. Continue reading ‘Happy after Harvey’

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hopefully this will be a GREAT Thanksgiving week for everyone.

If the week isn’t starting off so happy for you, or if you’re going through difficult times, it may be hard to be in a thankful mood. Understandably so… Continue reading ‘Happy Thanksgiving!’

What’s a Father Worth?

JoAnn KawamotoRecently I stumbled upon a documentary (How to Make a Man) that made me look at my father in a new light. It was an introduction to a mentoring project, which addressed today’s need for male mentors. Featured were famous celebrities, sports figures, entertainers and ordinary men, as well as prisoners who did or did not have father figures in their lives.
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