Five Minute Friday

My lovely friend Ali participates in Five Minute Friday and every week I see her post and think, I should do that. So without further ado, here is my inaugural Five Minute Friday post 🙂 ________________________________________________________________________________ Today’s prompt is HERO. Go: Like most people I held the belief a hero was someone with some incredibly unique ability... Continue Reading →

Lessons in Painted Nails

I love the movie Girl, Interrupted. Especially the end where Susanna paints Lisa's nails and in that small act speaks to her value, worth and beauty as a person. Its a scene that lingers in my mind and inspires me to find practical but meaningful ways to do likewise. Just a few weekends ago I heard there... Continue Reading →

Love Makes A Difference

"If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one." -Mother Theresa  One of quieter but important positions with Mercy Ships is the nutritionist. Brenda Howson's job is to assess patient's dietary needs and then work with the cooks to ensure patients are getting well balanced meals. In addition she runs the Infant Feeding Care... Continue Reading →

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