Goodbye For Now


It was the first time that I’ve ever seen someone pass away right in front of my eyes. I was at my father-in-law’s bedside along with our family when he took his last breath. The color drained out of his body from his crown. He had sweat profusely and then turned cold in an instant. Then the nurse said that he was gone. Read more…

Paternal Leave

Who Is In Control?

By: Ria Lucindo

My family recently had a weekend trip to New York City. My husband and I deliberated whether to drive around the city, spend most of the time in traffic and pay ginormous parking fees. Or whether to be adventurous, park the van at the hotel and take the subway with three kids around the city. Read more…


By: Pastor Daniel Vaughan
This past week was such a blessing to be able to go to Texas and celebrate my brother’s graduation and visit with longtime friends; however, in my eyes it didn’t start off to well. It was late Friday night (June 19
th) that I got the news that my flight the next morning from Baltimore to Dallas was canceled. Read more…

God’s Great Love

By:  Ava Cabalza

One of my kids want to serve our country. The first time he told us, I bawled like a child, thinking about what might happen and how worried I would be every time he’s gone. I asked him not to go. He asked, “If not me, then who?”. I quickly replied, “Someone else’s kid”. I didn’t think of how selfish that sounded, I just wanted my child to be safe. 

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