Don’t Lose Heart

Don’t Lose Heart

We all experience exhausting seasons that are overwhelming, challenging, and discouraging, but boy oh boy, 2020 has been a year like few others I’ve experienced in my 52 years! How about you? The year kicked off with Australian bushfires that burned nearly 46...
A Fresh Start

A Fresh Start

Earlier this year, it became clear that God was moving me in a new direction. I’ve been tremendously blessed to serve in statewide homeschool leadership since 2004 when James and I were invited to be part of the AFHE Board of Directors. I’ve learned so...
Let Kindness Rule

Let Kindness Rule

The silver SUV was heading the opposite direction as I drove to the post office. Suddenly the driver did a U-turn right in front of me. I honked quickly to let him know I was there. As I griped out loud to no one about having to hit my brakes suddenly to avoid a...
Remembering Alex

Remembering Alex

On Thursday, June 29, 2017, our 23-year-old daughter’s life came to an abrupt and heartbreaking end when she took her life. A kind-hearted young woman  Alexandra Gabrielle Manos (Alex) was one of the most kind-hearted, thoughtful, gentle souls, and one of the...