Arbor Day

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Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky. Kahlil Gibran Today is Arbor Day! The origins of this observance go back a long time – to Nebraska in 1872. More than a million trees were planted across the Cornhusker State on that single day. The idea spread not only to the rest of the … Continued

Personalized Plaques for Mother – Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. ~Victor Hugo Mother’s Day is right around the corner. If you’re looking for something special to give to your mom this Mother’s Day, check out our collection of personalized plaques especially for mother. This is one of our newest designs: Each piece … Continued

First Flowers of Spring

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“The season of singing has come.” Indeed! If you live in a warmer climate, this is probably old news. 🙂 However, at this point in late April, even those of us in areas with less forgiving weather are seeing many welcome signs of spring. Have the gardens in your area begun coming to life?

The Earth Laughs in Flowers

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Has spring “sprung” where you live? Light snow was falling outside my window this morning – enough to temporarily blanket the grass – as unseasonably cold temperatures are settling in for the next few days. Still, lawns are greening, many trees have begun leafing out, and daffodils are blooming. Though winter tries to maintain a … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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  Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you, … Continued

Teacher Appreciation Day – Teacher Appreciation Week – Gift Ideas for Teachers

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  As if this time of year weren’t busy enough (Easter, Confirmation, First Communion, Mother’s Day, Graduation…….take a deep breath) there’s another special observance coming very soon: Teacher Appreciation Day! As we approach the end of the school year, it seems like a good time to recognize Christian educators, too. Sunday School Teachers, parochial school … Continued

National Park Week

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It’s National Park Week! Why not celebrate by visiting one of the many National Park sites located across the country? (By the way, entrance fees will be waived at those sites which charge admission this coming weekend, April 22nd and 23rd.) Want to find a park service property near you? Follow the link to use the … Continued

Easter Monday

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Don’t you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life. For if we … Continued