Dad, Did I Make You Proud?

Image by Diane GP

Today is Father’s Day. For many, it is a celebration. It is a day to say “Thanks Dad for being there when I needed you.” It is a day to appreciate your father’s presence and impact in your life. This week’s blog was a hard one for me. Contrary to…

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The Fate of Humanity

Image: Diane GP

“A child is a person who is going to carry on what you have started…He will assume control of your cities, states, and nations. He is going to move in and take over your churches, schools, universities, and corporations…The fate of humanity is in his hands. ~Abraham Lincoln How important…

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Who Celebrates Mother’s Day?

© Diane Galvez-Parker

All mothers are working mothers. ~Author Unknown As I begin this Mother’s Day blog post, I just want to take a moment and tell the world how blessed I am at this particular moment. This is not meant to brag or boast; it is my way of living in the…

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Thank You For Loving Me

© Diane Galvez-Parker

With Mother’s Day fast approaching next weekend and Father’s Day the following month, thoughts of our parents and/or children begin to dance through our heads. So, it seems only fitting to share these parent-inspired songs.  Everyone reading this may not be a parent, but every person reading this does have…

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That’s What Friends Are For

Image by Diane Galvez-Parker

The word FRIEND seems to have lost its significance lately. Think about it for a moment. Have you heard people talk about how many friends they have on social media sites? And then there’s the unfriend status when someone is offended, angered (or maybe even jealous). Sometimes people don’t even…

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In The Moment – Somewhere in America

© Diane Galvez-Parker

Take a short break and be In The Moment as you watch “Somewhere in America.” Then ask yourself: What were some of the greatest lessons that I “don’t remember learning” in school? What topics should or should not be discussed in schools through literature? Author’s Note: This video moves me EVERY TIME I watch…

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