Diamonds Are Created Out of Pressure

In nature, there are many examples of beautiful transformations that occur after extreme “pressure.” We all know of the metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly. Another example is the transformation of a chunk of coal into a diamond. The process involves an extraordinary amount of time and an equally extensive amount of pressure and heat. What’s…

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The First Layer

This is the scariest thing I think I have done in my life. I just got the push from God and I felt like my daughter was pulling me to get on one of those rides at the Amusement Park that goes really fast, loops and twists, then goes backwards. I was screaming – “No,…

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Play Nice

What a world this would be if everybody played nice! In fact, that seems to be the most important thing that is needed when considering school placement for my son. Does everybody play nice? This does not apply to the kids alone. Sure, a bully-free zone is optimal and is my biggest hope for his…

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