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Rescuing Hope

A new blog look! A new year!

I'm so humbled and honored to finish out 2012 and start 2013 with an amazing post about an amazing author, speaker and friend.

Actually, the post is not about her, but rather about a book she wrote.


A book she wrote to bring awareness to the fact that girls can be trafficked in any city, from any family, at any time.

Marietta, GA December 31, 2012 — As New Years Eve approached 150 years ago, America stood waiting in line to celebrate the promise of freedom, proclaimed for all people. This New Years Eve, 2012, many still wait to experience that freedom. According to a 2010 congressional hearing, 100,000 American children are trafficked for sexual exploitation in America each year. With annual revenues from this
crime continuing to climb, it’s now second only to illegal drug sales.


When suburban mom, Susan Norris, learned of this “crime hidden in plain sight,” she
determined to do everything she could to bring about an end to it. Her response, Rescuing
Hope, …

Still Working on the Make-Over

As you can see, it's nothing fancy by any means. Right now I'm into simple. Clean lines, soft colors, nothing jarring. I've had this background before, but I believe I've 'fixed' it down a little this time, if that makes any sense.

Will continue to work this out this weekend. But I'm liking it so far--how about you? Suggestions?

Shortest Day of the Year=Do You Mind The Dark?

Okay-this post may be random and short, but it's somewhat appropriate. I always look forward to December 21. It's the shortest day of the year. From this day, until June 21--the days will be staying lighter a little longer everyday.

The strange part is, I don't mind the dark nights. Really, I'm okay with them. And I'm okay with the cold weather we get here in Georgia. Cold weather, not cold, cold, windy, rainy, cold weather. I don't mind some 30 & 40 degree days now and then.

What about you? Do you mind the dark?