Perseverance

Duck, duck, joy! 

Duck, duck, joy! 

“No! I don’t want to be a flower girl! I want to be a duck!” announced my then three-year-old Hannah defiantly. My husband, always the mischievous influence, pronounced, “Then you shall be cousin Laina’s flower duck.” He then started coaching her on how to waddle,...
​Two arms and two legs

​Two arms and two legs

Nick Vujicic is a motivational speaker. In his mid-thirties, he has accomplished a great deal. He has written and published five books. He has acted in two movies, performed in a music video, appeared on Oprah, and has spoken to hundreds of millions of people around...
Overcomer

Overcomer

My friend Loren placed a round deck table with a glass top behind the garage last fall, intending to take it to his farm. He never did. Meanwhile a small bush under the table grew until it bumped into the glass. It squirmed and maneuvered until it found the small hole...