Emily Ley, author, blogger, and founder of The Simplified Planner®, has written a breathtaking book for tweens called Grace Not Perfection: Believing You’re Enough In A World of Impossible Expectations. It’s the young-reader version of her original book, Grace Not Perfection: Embracing Simplicity, Celebrating Joy. I highly recommend this book for Christian girls who check […]
Insight and inspiration on the Christian faith and from a Gen X blogger including the connection between God and religion and Generation X.
DAILY PHOTO: Three-year-old Toni wears a granny square afghan poncho and matching skirt, March 1971. ✌️ I love her go-go boots! That’s the thing about ponchos. If you had one it was probably made by someone who loved you. 🧡💛 (Photo Credit: Toni L., a longtime follower of this blog.) Check out the photos and […]
Today’s Daily Gen X photo is a vintage Charlie the Tuna of Sorry-Charlie fame! I am able to share it thanks to the generous spirit of Shannon Kringen, a Gen-X artist who was born in 1968. I appreciate Shannon allowing me to bring this wonderful photo to a larger audience via the blog and social […]
Paco Gonzales proudly shared his First Communion class photo with the Facebook community. The photo was taken in 1976 at St Joseph Church, Edinburg, Texas. The church is in the Brownsville Diocese, which was established nine years before this picture was taken. (In 1965, it was created after Cameron, Willacy, Hidalgo and Starr Counties were […]
Today’s Daily Gen-X Photo is taken from a 35mm slide and features young teenage girls in a Sunday School class at a Baptist church in the South. It was taken in 1981, the same year Reagan was shot and Princess Diana got married. A reader sent it to me along with a few dozen other […]
If this world makes you crazy And you’ve taken all you can bear You call me up Because you know I’ll be there. True Colors, Cyndi Lauper, 1986 I heard they found Amy’s body in the bathroom. The early reports said she fell and hit her head. I never heard the cause of death and never […]
“We can close our eyes, pretend the cords don’t exist, but we can’t cut them. They span time and generations, bind us together through the angriest years, the deepest heartaches, through silence and distance, and eventually, they reel us in and carry us home.” –Patti Davis, The Long Goodbye I saw an interview with Patti […]