Archive for February, 2011

A Daily Dose of Beauty

Posted by Sooz on Monday, February 28, 2011 | 6 Comments

Let’s be honest, life can be brutal. Sometimes it feels like every morsel of goodness has been sucked off the bone and you are left with nothing to nourish you. This is how I felt when my journey toward goodness began. I had been through a devastating experience that left me wondering if there was [...]

Ann and the Flood – Part 3 (of a 4 part series)

Posted by Sooz on Monday, February 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

(This week’s pictures are actual pictures of Ann’s home, the rising creek, and the aftermath, provided by her family.) Ann lost everything in the flood of 2010 that struck Nashville, Tennessee like a freight train out of control. She watched as her “life” was pulled piece by piece out into her yard to be picked through and [...]

Ann and the Flood – Part 2 (of a 4 part series)

Posted by Sooz on Sunday, February 20, 2011 | 3 Comments

(As you follow Ann’s story, pay close attention to the stages she went through as she faced this tragedy. It might help you share goodness to someone else in the future.) Upon returning to her ransacked house, Ann said that shock was the first emotion she experienced. Ann lost virtually everything in the flood that [...]

Teaching with the Nest in Mind

Posted by Sooz on Sunday, February 20, 2011 | 5 Comments

This month we are celebrating Teachers. We whole-heartedly applaud them for all they do to change the world. Our guest writer for this post has been a teacher for over thirty years.  Her name is Debbie, and she is one of the most inspiring teachers I have ever known. What makes her stand out is [...]

The Flower Girl

Posted by Sooz on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 | 2 Comments

My neighbor Angela – she is what most people dream of in a neighbor. She’s friendly, lots of fun, caring, interested… but not nosey, available… but not camped out on your doorstep. I just love her! Angela is the mother of three boys all under the age of 10, and she is married to a [...]