wildflowers in water
They’re called Garden Huckleberry. I spotted the small flowers growing wild on the side of the road while on my walk. They looked so unique and pretty, growing effortlessly in the grass. You might just miss them if you weren’t looking. But what caught my eye were the purple and white flowers growing together on the same stem, and a burst of bright yellow in the center. I picked a few to take home, and tried to revive them in a glass of water once I was back at home, but they had already started to wilt from the summer’s heat. I guess they were meant to shine where they were placed. The flowers, though, reminded me of something I […]
A local youth group at a church recently advertised their slogan, “Take back your summer!” What a great idea, I thought. We’ve all lost so much over the last year and especially for our youth. So this is the summer to take back our lives. Get outside and see friends, have campfires and tell ghost stories, go to the beach, sit under the stars. Enjoy the warmth and the sunshine. Put down the phones – we’ve all done too much of that while being stuck inside. Spend the summer away from the headlines, most of which are only designed to keep us wanting more. Take it all back! You owe it to yourself. Make this the best summer yet! On […]

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Sue McCusker is a writer, teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life and hope she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study. Her passion is connecting technology with faith to produce good.