For anyone who read the fabled Aesop as a kid . . .
Who knew we had Aesop to thank for expressions like “Don’t count your chickens before they’re hatched” and “Necessity is the mother of invention”? 19 Everyday Expressions That Came from Aesop
For anyone who loves to drink in a good book . . .
They’ve created a “drinkable book” for people in countries where it’s difficult to find uncontaminated water! Bug-Killing Book Pages Clean Murky Drinking Water
For anyone who loves a good “happy cry” . . .
My husband, Daniel, works with individuals with disabilities, and he recently shared this video with me. It captures people hearing their loved ones’ voices for the first time, and I promise you’ll need tissues. Deaf People Hear Sounds for the First Time
For anyone who appreciates the power of proper punctuation . . .
Good grammar may not save your life, but it just might save you a parking ticket: Missing Comma Gets Grammar Nerd out of Parking Ticket
For anyone who has wished for a do-over in a conversation . . .
This mom of a child with a disability has something to teach us all about how to handle insensitive questions. Instead of becoming defensive, what if we invited people in instead? What I Wish I’d Asked the Woman Who Questioned Our Use of a Handicapped Parking Spot
Thanks for the props Stephanie! This certainly isn’t the only conversation I’ve ever regretted. Hopefully I’m getting better as I grow older in age, and in Christ.
The comma one bothers me but Kim says she should have gotten off. The family with a handicapped boy was a wonderful reminder of how we so quickly judge and how we often unintentionally hurt others. It is so sad that in this fallen world we feel the need to question others on their use of their privileges. Good post. Thanks!