Two Weeks and Counting!

Moving is hard, even if it's a much-anticipated destination. I know this first hand. Moving from Northern Virginia into our "CharlottesVilla" involved months of planning, packing, and unpacking. Not to mention meeting and making new friends and finding my way around. And adjusting to a different culture. (apologies to slower, gentler Charlottesvillians from the driver... Continue Reading →

Stress Strategies

#Never Stress? If only! Stress is no respecter of blue skies or springtime. Nope, season in and season out, stress chills a sunny day and dampens our spirits. It weasels its way into our souls from so many trigger points, both negative or positive: Health issues. Exams. Interviews. Repopulating your nest. Moving your nest. Planning... Continue Reading →

College Graduation Tips

Congratulations to all MomsHOOpray and University of Praying Moms with Class of 2018 Graduates!  My own celebration in 2014 began with "sightings" of other MomsHOOpray members. In the vast crowds of Valedictory and Final Exercises, I saw them. Unexpectedly spotting familiar faces, exchanging a wave, giving a quick hug or sending a text, "I SEE YOU!" felt like... Continue Reading →

Praying for Our Prodigals

Rejoice with those who rejoice:  MomsHOOpray and University of Praying Moms rejoice with those families experiencing the excitement and celebration of upcoming college graduations, or the anticipation of launching a college freshman in the fall!  Many prayers have preceded these young men and women, and many of these students have fed and grown their faith and will continue... Continue Reading →

2019 College Move-In Tips

2019 College Move-In Tips First, read 4 wise tips written by Susan Alexander Yates and featured on the front page of the Theological Horizons newsletter. Page 2 continues with sage advice for incoming first-years/freshman from former students. (applicable to any college student) Moms of faith need the camaraderie and perspective of other moms of faith... Continue Reading →

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