Courage to Hang Tough

Cynthia Herron Inspiration 2 Comments

Sometimes, in light of world events, we find it necessary to pause—to step back from the craziness of evil and process the senselessness of it all. Some people rail and bemoan injustice while others seek solitude and retreat to their quiet places. Because we’re human, each of us grieves differently. We act and react in ways that are, perhaps, inherent to our …

Our Friends… For a Reason, a Season, or a Lifetime

Cynthia Herron Inspiration, Snippets of Life 6 Comments

Friends. The word makes me smile. Besides family, friends are life’s greatest blessings. Sometimes, friendships are borne out of mutual circumstance—for a reason. Sometimes, friendships are brief, but no less meaningful, and last for a season. Still, other friendships—those that begin as tiny, fragile seeds only to burst forth in full bloom—hijack our hearts for a lifetime. Whether they exist for a reason, a …

What the 2017 Oscars Taught Us About Grace (Yes, Really)

Cynthia Herron Inspiration, Snippets of Life 7 Comments

First, let me just say this is not a politically driven post. There. Now that we have that out of the way, we can all relax. *deep breath* For those who didn’t watch the 2017 Oscar debacle unfold, no doubt you heard about it. Of course, I’m talking about the evening’s epic fail—the Best Picture mix-up. Or, more specifically, the right Oscar …

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How Doug Pitt Brought Life Full Circle for One Forever Family

Cynthia Herron Family, Inspiration 2 Comments

As is always the case, our time on earth is marked by seasons—those God-crafted moments by which we measure the ebb and flow of life and all we hold dear. Some seasons are harsh and unending. Others are more forgiving, punctuated by subtle joys and fleeting sorrows. Then there are those springs—those magnificent days of glory and sunshine—that totally upend …