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Today is Monday, October 16, 2017

Hero Crisis
Hero Crisis

Josh has been accepted into the university and the corps of cadets for the fall of 2018. Studying at one of the nation's senior military colleges has been one of our son's lifelong dreams, and here we are on the edge of th

Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths

The colors seem more vivid, the air seems freshly filtered, and every member of nature is expanding its territory, making the woods fuller of the essence of life. And I get to watch it, afresh and anew, from my elevated perch. Many times, early in the year, I catch myself forgetting about why I'm there and instead enjoying everything periphery to my purpose.

SELF-ESTEEM BEGINS IN INFANCY
SELF-ESTEEM BEGINS IN INFANCY

Self-esteem is a term that is often synonymous with teen years. However, how we feel about ourselves starts at the very beginning of our lives. Self-esteem is the value we place upon ourselves. Feelings are always subjective so, unless we have developed a very positive self-esteem over the years, outside influences will easily affect us to make us feel fragile and insecure.