Identity Crisis

Of all the people on earth, the LORD your God has chosen you to be his own special treasure. Deuteronomy 7:6  New Living Translation   “I want what you have,” a friend confessed. After years of being involved in each other’s lives, she had noticed a difference in mine. I was confident and at peace….

New Life

Things worthy of celebration status occurred over the course of one short weekend in the life of our family. First, a grandson was born. Noah James joined his parents and siblings late Saturday evening. He evened out the sides—brothers to sisters—with a 3 to 3 count. Everyone is delighted to make his acquaintance. Secondly, our twenty-year-old…

It’s All in the Name

Recently, I was asked to look into the meaning of my name and this is what I discovered. Patricia Anne Schell can be described as Noble, Gracious and…LOUD! I think noble and gracious are pretty great characteristics to have but loud… well, that’s just troublesome. This forced me to take the time to dig into its meaning…