From February, 2019

Dear Twenty Something, Angela Craig

Dear Twenty-Something, Worth. My entire existence has centered on finding self-worth. In high school, I got tired of being called, the Fat – Bible Thumper. (Now, that is a name everyone wants to claim, right!) So I quit church. I hadn’t found worth there anyways. The lectures to read my bible, pray and never miss…

Fully Known

Feb 13th  CWU Fellowship of Christian Athletes home of the Wildcats One of my favorite stories involves Podo Helmer an ex-pirate grandfather to the Wingfeather children.  He once hunted sea dragons.  The book series is about as wild and desperate an adventure as they come with other worldly creatures and a vivid character depth for the reader to dive into.  I read all of the books to my children.  And there is a portion I want to share with you when the totality of Podo’s past is unavoidably revealed.  The passage reads like this: The Wing feathers traveled east to…

Dear Twenty-Something, Melisa Turner

Dear Twenty-Something, I want to convey some truths that I wish someone would have told me two decades ago. Imagine that I have grasped your shoulders hard, and there is urgency in the way I look into your eyes. If I can tell you nothing else, then this is what I want most for you to know: Be Self-Aware. Spend time with yourself; examine your emotions, your fears. Ask yourself questions. Why do I feel afraid? Why am I angry? Is this reaction based on this situation or some past experience? How does my soul refuel? (Knowing if you are…

Author Interview: Lizzy Vick

Charity: OK Lizzy some questions, one what prompted you to write haiku‘s? Lizzy: You know I don’t really remember. My roommates and I had a notebook where we would write notes of encouragement to each other. I don’t know what prompted it but one day I started writing haikus in there. A couple of weeks…