Two Qualities of The Best Kind of Gifts
Scott McClellan
By Scott McClellan

What’s the best gift you ever received? I’m willing to bet you didn’t get the pony or the dirt bike you begged for as a kid, but there’s probably one gift or another that sticks out in your memory. For me, two gifts come to mind: my first bicycle and my first guitar. The bike […]

How I Learned to Find Beauty in the Chaos
Melissa Camara Wilkins
By Melissa Camara Wilkins

When you go out of town, you don’t want to come home to a bowl full of rotten bananas. Bring them with you or give them to the neighbors, but don’t leave them sitting in the kitchen. I don’t have a lot of travel tips to offer, but I feel good about that one. So […]

What to Remember When You’re Devastated and Without Hope
Heather Avis
By Heather Avis

Sometime last month a newly expecting mother contacted me, scared out of her mind because the baby growing in her womb was diagnosed with Down syndrome. This is not a rare occurrence for me. You see, I’ve adopted two kids with Down syndrome, and for various reasons, people have decided that qualifies me to offer […]