The Gathering Place

Tulsa, Oklahoma’s riverfront park, The Gathering Place is a hit with families. Creative minds built this place. Engineering and ingenuity are on full display in the towers, bridges, play areas, and the water activities. A friend recently took her family there. She tried to explain it to me. She showed me her photographs and then … More The Gathering Place

Joplin Tornado

Springtime is the favorite season for many people. But as lovely roses have thorns, so springtime also has its thorns. Tornadoes primarily strike in springtime. According to USTornadoes.com March through June are the months these horrific storms most frequently scour the land. The recent tornadic storms that tore through Alabama and Mississippi reminded me of … More Joplin Tornado

Tulip Time

A popular call and response is given every Sunday in some churches. “God is good all the time,” the pastor says. “All the time, God is good,” the congregation replies. But when we don’t get our way or if things don’t happen exactly the way we think they should, do we truly believe that God … More Tulip Time

Prepare for Thanksgiving

While you’re preparing your grocery list for Thanksgiving give some thought to relationships. There’s more to the day than food and football.               Consider relieving the things that stress you out.                         We’ve all had enough stress this year. One of my friends complained about a previous Thanksgiving. “We went to my husband’s family. The … More Prepare for Thanksgiving