Every Minute Counts!

This week is HUGE for many of my friends and family because Friday night is high school graduation in several towns across the nation! It’s sort of like ‘the end’ and a little like ‘just the beginning’. No matter how we view this significant event, the future will only tell what these graduates will do […]

Encouragement

When I started blogging these GEMs over a year ago, I was on a mission to spread a little encouragement to help others while using my gift of writing.  Much to my surprise I think I’ve been encouraged the MOST! I have been amazed by the outpouring of support, enthusiasm and cheer I have received […]

Happy Anniversary, GEM!

It’s already been a YEAR!  Can you believe that?  I think I’m in shock.  In fact, pinch me because I’m afraid this journey with GEM – God’s Encouragement by Meg – has been a dream!!! NOPE!  It’s real, alright! Oh guys!  I have learned, grown, been humbled, been blessed and most of all been LOVED […]

The Gossip Train

Do your ears perk up when someone says, “Well, you’d never guess what I heard today” or “You are NEVER going to believe this”?  Uh…mine do. These two sentences are the beginning of many interesting conversations.   However, the topics usually focus on individuals.  Typically, the stories open with a minute detail of interest and morph […]

Kids and Christmas

When I think of teaching my two sons about what Christmas is truly all about, I start to shake in my boots!  (Cute, brown, leather five-inchers from Nordstrom would be preferable!) Me and kids and Christmas?  AND I have to teach something??  You must be kidding. Teaching children is not one of my gifts.  Craftiness […]