The Happy Hour #335: Mary Marantz

The Happy Hour #335: Mary Marantz

WHAT YOU WILL HEAR My guest for The Happy Hour #335 is Mary Marantz. Mary Marantz is a Yale Law School graduate and the first in her immediate family to go to college. She is the author of the book “Dirt” about growing up in a single wide trailer in West Virginia...
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2020

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2020

It’s hard to believe that Mother’s Day is right around the corner. It seems like the way the world is spinning right now that we skipped Easter and are still somehow waiting on Spring, and yet we’ve been waiting for a million years! Do you know what I mean?!The truth...
Hurricane Harvey Relief

Hurricane Harvey Relief

I remember when the earthquake happened in Haiti. I was devastated for so many reasons. I had friends there. I had visited there numerous times before. Most importantly I had family there. My son, Amos, was still in Haiti when the earthquake ravaged the country. I...
My son’s thoughts on Compassion.

My son’s thoughts on Compassion.

For the past few days I’ve been able to share with you some of my experiences this week with Compassion while in Kenya and today my son, Deacon, wanted to share some of his thoughts. I posed a few questions for him, and typed them exactly as he recited them to...
Will you sponsor a child with me?

Will you sponsor a child with me?

I told you how yesterday felt like a day of meeting long lost relatives, but I want to tell you today about the other children I met while with the Maasai people in their village. A few days before we left for this trip I went to my friends on my Instagram page and...
Family is more than blood

Family is more than blood

I looked up the word “family” tonight in the dictionary and I’d like to make a suggestion to Mr. Webster if at all possible. You see the definition of family goes like this: a group consisting of parents and children living together in a household....