Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Merry Christmas!!!

Well, it's that beautiful time of year, again! I love Christmas! I love the music, the decorations, the time with family, etc. I am grateful that I get an extra day off of work tomorrow! God has been so very good to me. This past year has brought difficult and trying things into my life. I have struggled in my job and yet God has helped me tremendously. Today at work, I had two opportunities to witness for Him! I was discussing holidays, etc with a young man from Africa. I was able in my conversation to tell him what Christmas was all about, Christ came to earth save sinners! I don't know what he thought, but I hope that what I said will be lodged in his mind for further use by the Lord. The second instance had to do with the lottery tickets that were handed out to each of the staff. I don't play the lottery, so I offered mine to him. I told him what the Bible says in Proverbs, "He who would get rich quick, will fall into many a snare." I told him that it wasn't right for me to get rich from someone else's demise. He agreed with me. He asked me if I celebrated Christmas and I said I did. My hope is that God will use my words for His glory.
I would love to hear from many of you! Have a wonderful Christmas wherever you will be spending it!

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Wright Family Gathering

On the 20th, was our annual Wright Family breakfast. My Uncle Nathan organizes this each year. Here I am at the gathering with three of my piano students who just happen to be my little cousins. He had a special Christmas tree made with places to hang stockings for all of the kids 12 and under. It was fun to watch the kids open their gifts from different family members. Here are some pics from the gathering.

Wright Trio

This month has been a busy one for the Wright Trio! We did some songs at my church dinner on the 5th. Then, we went to Salina, KS for a service at Todd and Marla Hurst's church. This evening we are singing at a church in Olathe. Next Sunday on the 28th, we'll be at a church in Marshfield, MO. We actually turned down one other invitation. Here are some pics from the event at the church dinner.

What is Christmas?

What is Christmas? This question was recently asked at church. Is it giving and receiving presents? Is it parties, fun or lavish decorations? I believe the Apostle Paul had it right when he said, "Christ Jesus came into this world to save sinners..." (I Timothy 1:15) Yes, I love the baby in the manger...it's a beautiful story! But, as I tried to convey in Kids Church this morning, it's more than that. After showing them the manger scene, I showed them the cross and then the tomb. They really listened well! Oh, that we could remember how very important it is that Jesus did not stay a baby in the manger. But, as Bill and Gloria Gaither's beautiful song says, "He came to love, heal and forgive. He bled and died to buy my pardon..." I wish you a wonderful holiday, and a very Merry Christmas!

Sunday, November 23, 2008


Happy Thanksgiving! I have so much to be thankful for...so very, very much. Has everything gone as I would've liked for it to? No, there have been many disappointments in my life, but I am so blessed even still.
I have lived all of my life in the greatest country that has ever been on this earth. I love America and am grateful to be free.
I am grateful for Christian parents and for most of my education being in a Christian environment. My parents sacrificed a lot to make that possible.
I am grateful for good health, family, friends, a car, a job and clothes to wear, food to eat...and I could go on.
The greatest blessings however, are that Christ came into this world to save sinners, and that included me. I am grateful that as a child I began to sense that I needed Christ in my life. In spite of my many failures, He has been more than faithful to me. For His precious Word, The Bible, I am grateful.
"Come ye thankful people come.
Raise the song of harvest home.
All is safely gathered in. Ere the winter storms begin.
God our Maker doth provide. For our wants to be supplied.
Come to God's own temple come. Raise the song of harvest home."

--- Henry Alford

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

I Still Believe

I still believe...in God who created this world. I still believe...that Jesus died for my sins and rose again the third day. I still believe... that God will have the final say in the affairs of this world. I still believe...that He is running this world. I still believe... that God caused men and women to come to this great land and build this nation from the bottom up. I still believe...that God will decide if this is the end or when that is.
I still believe...that He, Jesus, wants me to "look away unto Him, who is the author and finisher of my faith." (Heb 12:2) I still believe that ultimately the only way to change things in America, or anywhere else, is by introducing people to Jesus Christ as the Creator, Savior and soon coming King of this world!

In John 12:32 Jesus said "And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all peoples to Myself." In John 1:3-4 we read "All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men."
Jesus is life. He is the only One who can bring purpose and meaning to this life. He is the One who can change people's hearts. He is the One I need to think about lifting up. How can I lift Him up?
In the secular work place, I can ask Jesus to live through me. I can ask Him to show me how to act and react to difficult things so that He will be glorified.
I can seek to spend time with Him in the Word and prayer so that my life might radiate His presence, beauty and holiness.
On a more practical note, I can search out a positive way to seek to lift Jesus up. I am considering becoming a more active part of the prolife movement. There is a crisis pregnancy center near here that probably could use some help. There will be the annual March for Life in January at the state capitol of Kansas in Topeka. There is the Kansans for Life organization that works tirelessly to promote life and save babies. I can seek to be God's instrument to change hearts of women who are considering what to do about their pregnancies. I can seek, with God's help, to show them that Jesus is Life. That He created them, that He came to set them free. That He understands and has forgiveness and cleansing and hope for them.

"Lord Jesus, help me to get beyond myself and beyond this election. Help me to go deep into Your heart, that I may be a light for You in this darkness. Show me how to be Your conveyor of life and peace."

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

The Day America Died

Did I become emotional tonight? Yes. As I watched beautiful, smart, intelligent Sarah stand on the platform as the America hero John McCain delivered his speech, it was a sad time. Here were two people with such credentials and substance. Not only two attractive couples, but people with character and values.
What has happened to America? She has gone mad. No longer does substance, character and honesty matter. All that matters is style and...what? Can somebody fill it in?
Our forefathers literally gave their life's blood for freedom. They came and fought with all that was in them to give us this wonderful country. Now, we have thrown it all away, for what?
We were the ones who stormed the beaches of Normandy to free Europe. Who will be there for us? When the extreme left liberals have their way, who will free America?
Today is the day America, true America died. This is a sad Requiem. What is our future?
Please forgive me for being so dark. God is still ruling and reigning. He has a plan and a purpose.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

God is STILL running this world!

Is anyone out there discouraged about the course of our country? I love America. God planted in the hearts of brave men and women in the past to build this country from the bottom up. What a shame to what it has come. I pray that God will have mercy on us. This evening, I spent some time kindav praying/reading through Psalm 37. I would encourage anyone to read this chapter. Here we see what is coming for the wicked. They will be cut down like the grass; they will whither as the green herb, we will look for them but they will be gone. It certainly seems that evil is winning.
But, God is still on the throne. He delights to do great things in difficult circumstances. He loves to come through at the last minute! He enjoys winning big victories with small groups of His own. Think with me for a moment. Remember David and Goliath? David didn't have much to fight with in the human. He was a young man, much shorter than the giant, Goliath. But, he came in the name of the Lord and the victory was won. Think about Gideon and his small band of 300 soldiers. The victory was won with only this handful. The secret? They had God on their side! We too, can have God on our side.
While Satan and his cronies are having their heyday, we can be sure of one thing. Their heyday is going to be very short lived. The day is coming, maybe sooner than we think, when they WILL be cut down and whither away. You can be sure of it!
Remember this little chorus??
"God's still running this world.
God's still running this world.
Satan said he thought he could,
God said he never would.
God's still running this world."

Sunday, October 12, 2008

"When God Says No, He has a Greater Yes"

Hello, everyone! Yesterday was our Ladies' Retreat here in Kansas City, which we had been planning for since last year! The day went off so well! We had over 80 ladies attend. There was something like 18 different churches represented. Wow! God really came and blessed and annointed our main speaker, Sandy Adams as well as our other speaker Ruby Mays Rice. They both spoke around our theme "When God Says No, He has a Greater Yes." Examples from the Bible and from moderm times were given. It was wonderful to be a part of such an event. A lovely lunch was fixed by Gloria Meyers and her daughter Suzy. I am so grateful for all who prayed and helped in any way. May God have the glory.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Lean upon the Savior...

Greetings, everyone. Here are four beautiful reasons why I, Sharmen, need to lean on my Savior, Jesus. These are my three beautiful nieces, Luanna, Esther, Juli and my adorable nephew, Karson. What kind of a world are they going to have to grow up in? I have been worried and discouraged about our country and this election. I need to focus and refocus on Jesus. He has helped many through much more difficult times.

Last evening, I went to church as they are having some special services this week. One of the songs we sang was "Where He Leads, I'll Follow." The third verse is very apt right now...
"List to His loving words, 'Come unto me.'
Weary, heavyladen, there is sweet rest for thee.
Trust in His promises, faithful and sure;
Lean upon the Savior, and thy soul is secure."

Jesus will take care of me!!! He will see me through. He has not forgotten me or you, either one. "Casting all your care upon Him, for He careth for you." I Peter 5:7

Sunday, September 21, 2008

We Need to Pray

Hello, everyone, as summer turns into fall, our presidential election is getting very close. Perhaps you are weary with all the campaign adds, campaign flyers, yard signs, etc. My friends, I'm ready to elect the next president of the United States, John S. McCain! But, before we start the celebrations, we need to remember that God holds the key.
I believe that we need to pray. Not only for the election, but for our country in general. It just seems there is so much wickedness all around. So many people live as if there is no God, and no judgment. We need to pray that God's will might be done in this election. I know what I want God's will to be, but maybe He has other ideas. My hope and prayer is that God will have mercy on us. Just as Abraham prayed for God to have mercy on Sodom and Gomorrah, I hope that He will have mercy on us. America has been Israel's friend, and God used our former president, Harry S. Truman, as an instrument to help in the establishment of the nation of Israel. Then, there are the many missionaries who have gone out from America to spread the Gospel. There is the American Bible Society and the Gideons who are laboring from America, to spread copies of the Bible around the world. There have been many times, when America has stepped in to help others with financial and material gifts. May God have mercy on us.

Monday, September 8, 2008


Greetings, everyone!!! What a tremendous day! Last night, I found out that John McCain and Sarah Palin would be in Lee's Summit, MO this morning. My brother and his two girls, my mom, and my grandma and her husband and myself made out way over into Missouri to the John Knox Village where the rally was to be held. We also met up with my Uncle Vernon and his wife Joan. We stood in line forever, and finally ended up in an overflow area outside as the building was filling up! You talk about excitement! People were pumped up! We got within 50 feet of McCain and Sarah. It was really nice, because they stopped outside and briefly greeted us and shook some hands before going into the auditorium. The crowd hollered and carried on. There were probably upwards of 4,000 people all total including the people inside and out. As you scroll down, you will also see a picture of Carl Cameron from Fox News. Enjoy! And don't forget to vote! (just make sure you vote for the right ticket!)

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Trusting God

Hello, everyone,
We continue to have this most wonderful August weather...so unusual this time of year. I wanted to share another book quote with you. I recently read the new book, "Lies Young Women Believe and the Truth that Sets Them Free." This is a collaborative effort by Nancy Leigh DeMoss and Dannah Gresh. An excellent book for both younger as well as older ladies.
One of the lies that we believe is that we feel that things should always go our way! After all, aren't we the center of the universe? Actually, as Nancy and Dannah write "It's not about me, it's all about Him (Colossians 1:16-18; Revelation 4:11)! The world was not created to revolve around us. The entire universe was created to revolve around Christ. If our goal in life is to be happy or accepted or loved, then anything that threatens our well-being will be an enemy-an obstacle to fulfilling our objective. On the other hand, once we agree with God that we exist for His pleasure and His glory, we can accept whatever comes into our live as part of His sovereign will and purpose. We will not resent, resist, or reject the 'hard things,' but embrace them as 'friends,' designed by God to make us like Jesus and to bring glory to Himself."
Very thought provoking! We spend so much time in our lives trying to figure out how things will make us look better, feel better or whatever. I need to focus and refocus on how God wants to bring glory to Himself in my life through whatever difficult things I may be facing. Your thoughts?

Monday, August 18, 2008

Dealing with Life's Disappointments

Hello, everyone,
It is a beautiful day here in Overland Park, KS. Our weather has been so lovely lately. I'm not working today, so I have been puttering around here. Haven't gotten as much done today as I wanted to. Oh well, tomorrow is a new day and I'll be back to work.
Have you ever been disappointed? We all have. I have just recently been going through a disappointing situation in my own life. How do we deal with that? A friend of mine pointed out a passage in one of the books that I have listed in my favorites section, "Classic Christianity" by Bob George. In the following quote from this book, Mr. George is speaking of the necessity of the Christian to live out Romans 12:1-2 in his life. This is the passage where Paul exhorts us to present our bodies as a living sacrifice completely to God, so that we may be transformed by God's power. Mr. George is saying that we must surrender all of our rights in this life to God and then live with a thankful spirit. "One of the most fundamental things that we are surrendering to Christ is all claim to personal rights...I'm talking about things we tend to demand from life-things like a right to happiness, the right to be noticed, the right for life to be fair, the right to be appreciated, the right to get my own way. There's a very simple reason why this must be so: You can't hold on to rights and maintain a thankful spirit at the same time. The essence of a life of faith is a thankful heart."
Whoa! I have no rights! That is exactly right. I have no rights. I must give them all to Jesus. When I do that, I am free from being disappointed when I don't get my way! When I do receive gifts, I can be thankful for these "extra things." This is a hard teaching, but one we must seek to embrace.
I would like to hear any of your thoughts on this subject. Write and tell me how you have been learning to live this out in your own life.

Saturday, August 9, 2008

Vacation Bible School

Hello, everyone! It has been VBS time again this week! What a week! We traveled back in time to the land of Egypt and learned about Moses, the children of Israel and the ten plagues. We had nearly 40 different children ranging in age from newborn to 15 years old. Each night was a busy time as we started with singing and story, puppets and a visit from King Pharaoh himself! We took our groups around to four different stations where we had snacks, did crafts, learned Bible verses and played games outside. We all returned to the auditorium for an ending time. We had several children from the neighborhood! I'm so glad to be a part of a church that wants to reach out to others. Tomorrow is our program at 11 am. The second two pics are from our "worker party" Friday evening. Hope to hear from some of you soon!

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Hello, everyone! I have a new nephew! His name is Karson Jay Wright and he was born on July 18, 2008. He is a very beautiful, perfect little guy. My brother Michael has been so excited to be having a boy! He described himself recently as having ADD! Little Karson joins his big sissies, Luanna, Esther and Juli. He's going to have the ride of his life with three girls older than him!!! Here is a pic of his sweet little face. Enjoy!

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Hello, again, all you in blogger land...just wanted to share some of the words of the song that I sang this AM at church...have you ever felt that no one cares about you? We all feel that way at some time or other in life...

"He cares when you're troubled and the whole world seems wrong.
He cares when the trials try to silence your song
He cares when you're lonely, though you laugh with the throng
Jesus, cares.

Yes, Jesus cares
He cares when your heart aches
Take Him your many burdens
Jesus Cares." -John W. Peterson

"Casting all your care upon Him for He careth for you." I Peter 5:7

Hi, everyone! I wanted to show you this pic of my mom and dad's "new to them" house. They recently purchased this house in Gardner, KS. They are now about 30 min from where I live. The house has three bedrooms and 2.5 baths. It's so nice and light inside, that you hardly need many lights on in the daytime. The kitchen and Living Room and dining area are all basically open to each other which they really liked. It's great for hosting gatherings which my mom and dad like to do. Hope all of you are doing well...it would sure be nice to hear from some of you...

Sunday, June 29, 2008

My New Laptop Part 2

Hello, everyone. This is my first blog post that I have posted using my new laptop! It is quite the sleek machine...Windows Vista...wide screen...clear, crisp graphics...voice and video calling capability...web cam...you name it...WOW!
Tonight, I went with my parents to their church in Olathe. On Sunday evening, they have a more cottage prayer meeting type of service. We sang several songs and prayed. The pastor led a Bible study through part of the book of Jonah. Jonah is an interesting book. We find a man who thought that somehow he would be happy without God! He is just like so many people in our world today. They run from God and try to find their "Tarsus." But, they never find what they are really looking for...peace with God. We didn't finish the book of Jonah tonight, but I already know that Jonah did realize that obedience to God is the only way to live. I'm glad that God gives us second and third chances to obey Him! Aren't you?

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

My New Laptop

I have finally joined the 21st century! I bought a laptop last night with my tax stimulus check. I'm doing my part, I guess. I called my brother Jonathan, who is a true computer lover, and asked him where I should look for one...well a few hours later, I was the proud owner of a Toshiba, larger size model! On sale at Best Buy! Then, he got it going on the set up. Now, if I can just figure out how to get onto my wireless network!!! Now, you can see why I'm glad I have two brothers and a dad who are computer geeks! Funny, though, MANY years ago, Jonathan used to beg me to play Pacman with him....little did I realize how things were going to turn out!!!

Sunday, June 22, 2008


Well, here it is the peak time of the long days! I just wish the long days would stay longer! I don't have any pictures to post at this time. They are still on my camera. Not much is happening right now. My parents got moved to Gardner, KS. Their house is very nice and light inside with some big windows. In the day, they hardly need lights! I would really like to hear from some of you, especially the anonymous people who may look here! Please post!

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Hello, everyone! Here is a pic of me with one of my former students, Melissa Arender Loper. She and her husband Rodney were here to do singing at our annual gathering of the Churches of God (Holiness) in Overland Park, KS. She spoke at a Lady's Tea that was held while they were in the area. She did an excellent job and spoke regarding the need of training children up for the Lord. She is a mother of three.

More Flowers

Sunday, May 25, 2008


Hello, everyone! I took some pic's of my Impatiens today. You will also see the Hasta beds as well. My Grandma planted those years ago, and they are a joy to watch come up in the Spring. The Impatiens really love my porch as it is mostly shaded and points towards the north. I really enjoy planting them and watching them bloom and grow. I hope you enjoy this little snippet of God's beautiful creation.

"Who is a God like You..."

There is a lovely passage in the book of Micah which I have been memorizing..."Who is a God like You who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of His inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy. You will again have compassion on us; You will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea." (Micah 7:18-19)

This lovely scripture describes of course, the one and true God, Jesus Christ. How many religions are there out there who have a god who is angry with His subjects? He tells them that they must strive after unattainable goals and entry into heaven is at his whim? Or a god who says that your husband will decide this??

I have been very captivated by the recent news regarding the Fundamental Mormons in Texas. Prior to these happenings, I have been reading about them and already had gotten a book "Escape" written by Carolyn Jessop who literally escaped from this false religion several years ago. Her story really grabbed my interest- she was forced to marry a man 30 years older than she when she was only 18. Then, she was repeatedly raped by him and bore him 8 children in 15 years. She describes the life of being his 4th wife and the family dynamic as he continued to add other wives. He never loved her. He only seemed to see her as a piece of meat and an object to conquer. Why did she stay? It was the only religion she had ever known. She was taught that she had to be his wife if she had any hope of entering heaven. They are taught that only a worthy man can decide if she will be elevated in heaven or be a slave. Finally, Carolyn came to the end of her tolerance of this situation. Her husband had not only been verbally and emotionally abusive to her, but had also become physically violent towards her as well. She was scared to leave her children for fear of how they would be treated by other wives. Five years ago, she left in the early morning hours and took all of her children.

I say all of that to say this...I am so grateful to know Truth! Jesus Christ gave Himself for me, that I might enter heaven on HIS merit, not my own! There is no way I could ever merit heaven or be good enough. He has provided a way! He is a God like no other! He wants so desperately to pardon our sins! He is so longsuffering, gracious and compassionate! No earthly person has any authority to decide where I spend eternity except me...I only must trust in His finished work on the cross! He has done it all. He so much longs to hurl our sins far away never to be remembered again! If you are saved and know this truth, take a moment to thank God for it!

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Mother Daughter Event

Hello, everyone! I have attended several events recently which are Mother/Daughter related or something of the sort. Here are some pics from this past Tuesday evening. I attend two churches and this event was sponsored by the Overland Park COGH. The first pic shows my mom and I with our friends Debbie, Theresa and Andrea Lee. I have known them forever and they recently moved back to this area. The second pic shows my mom, grandma, and I with Michelle Avery. There were over 40 in attendance at this meeting!!! It was a very nice time. There were some neighbor ladies there as well. Hope to hear from some of you soon!!

Monday, May 12, 2008

IHC Trip

Hello everyone! I am still among the living. It has been almost a month since I posted...shame on me. Well, IHC was a busy week. Here is a pic of me and my friend Tracey Moser Miller. I had not seen her for 8 years. She came to IHC all the way from Alaska where she lives with her husband who is in the military and four children. My mom snapped this pic of us after the Women of Worth session.

On Friday, after IHC, my parents and I visited the Answers in Genesis creation museum south of Cincinnati. WOW! If you're ever in that area, please go. You will not regret it. Your faith will be strengthened. Being a Christian will just make even more sense than it ever has before!

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Off to IHC

Hello, everyone! Once again, I am delinquent about posting!!! Shame on me...life gets so busy, and I don't lead the most interesting life.
Tomorrow, I will be leaving with my parents to attend the IHC in Dayton, OH. It will also be a sortav mini family reunion, as three of my dad's sisters will be there. Also, I will see several cousins. I hope to see some of my old friends from college days.
Perhaps I will have some pictures to post after I get home!!!!

Monday, March 17, 2008

My Birthday

Hello, everyone! My birthday was on March 1. (As it is each year!) And here are some pics from some of the celebrating that went on! On the first, I had lunch with my friend Maureen (upper right). We ate at Mi-mi's which is awesome!!! In the evening, my whole family ate with me at Cracker Barrel. The middle pic is of me with my sister-in-law Darla at Cracker Barrel. In the bottom pic you will see me on the 2nd of March at my Mom and Dad's where she made lunch for me! She made Pumpkin Crunch Pie for dessert!!! It is awesome. There were other celebrations as well. I am grateful for the years God has given me.

Friday, February 29, 2008

Bullock and Beckham Concert

Oh, you all should've been there! Tonight, at KCCBS, here in Overland Park, we were privileged to hear the once infamous Bullock and Beckham duo! Talk about memories!!! I, along with many others in the Holiness movement, grew up listening to Richard Beckham and Rex Bullock as well as Ann Baldwin. What a trip down memory lane...they were both reminiscing in between songs. They sang some of their "signature songs" such as "Oh Glorious Love," "Christ Is Not A Disappointment," as well as "Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory."
I am extremely nostalgic, and do still remember the time that Richard was singing at the Overland Park Church of God (Holiness) many years ago. I was probably 10 - 12 years old when this happened. The church was packed to the gills and suddenly, three men walked in, strangers to the congregation. At least one of them was dressed in all black. They came clear up to the front and sat down. Richard Beckham sang "Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory," and God's presence was manifest. Later, it was learned that the man in black, was a warlock. He had actually married a couple who were in the congregation. He had a desire to come into a church service again, after turning his back on God and becoming an arch follower of Satan. It was quite the story!
Well, anyway, that was my evening! Hope to hear from some more of you out there!

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

A Prophet's Reward? Really?

In Matthew 10:40-42 we read "He who receives you receives me, and he who receives me receives the one who sent me. Anyone who receives a prophet because he is a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and anyone who receives a righteous man because he is a righteous man will receive a righteous man's reward. And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is my disciple, I tell you the truth, he will certainly not lose his reward." Did you catch that? A prophet's reward? A righteous man's reward? This is really exciting! It's not only the one who actually does the good deed or preaches the sermon, or goes to the mission field who will receive rewards, but the ones who are supporting them and holding up their hands! It can seem to those who are state side or who can't seem to do "great" things, that they have nothing or little to offer the Lord. But, I beg to differ based on this passage.
I think of my own parents. They are not flashy or big name people. They have never pastored a church or gone to the mission field. But, they have worked quietly behind the scenes many times to advance God's work. For example, several times in the past number of years, they have hosted in their home for an extended period of time, Leroy and Myrtle Adams who are missionaries to Egypt. My mother has helped arrange their schedule and helped coordinate missionary services for them in the mid west. My mother has cooked them meals. My father has shuttled them around and paid for restaurant meals for them. Is it possible, based on this passage of scripture that in heaven, when the rewards are passed out to Leroy and Myrtle Adams that we will also hear "Gary and Alma Jean Wright?"
So, my friend, if you feel that you have little or nothing to offer, look around and see who you can come along side...who you can support in some way. Remembering that each act of service from a heart of love for the Savior will not be forgotten or overlooked!

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Travel Thoughts

Hello, Everyone! It's still winter here, but the good things is that it can't last much longer! I really like this harbor template. As a young person at God's Bible School in Cincinnati, I was privileged to do a lot of traveling. What memories! We were privileged to be in more than one eastern state and view neat places along the ocean and other such areas. I've been to the boardwalk and walked along that...I've been to Plymouth where the Mayflower replica is...I've been to Harker's Island in North Carolina...I've been down south in Florida at the beach over on the Western side...it would be nice to be there now!
Three years ago, I traveled to Hobe Sound, FL and viewed the ocean from the beach there...it was so pretty. I hope that some day, I'll be able to see more places...oh, and I can't forget to tell you about the time in the summer of 92, I was privileged to travel with Dave and Frances Fuller and Julie. We were transported to the Baltimore inner harbor by boat with their friends Andy and Joy Coolie. That was so neat!
Well, it's back to reality here in frozen Kansas...hope to hear from some of you in "blogger land."


Friday, February 15, 2008

Winter Musings

Hello, everyone,
I want to write to you in this wintery blue color...I am ready for it to end!!! I haven't taken any new pictures lately, so won't be including one of those...
I keep going in my crazy pace of working at two different Assisted Living places as well as teaching a few piano students and playing at nursing homes, etc. several times a month.
Right now, my grandma and hubby are down south at Hobe Sound Camp...I should've gone, too!! What a beautiful spot that can be this time of year...

Write to me...

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Christmas Day

This is Christmas Day! My parents, brother Michael and his family, my grandma and her husband and our friends, Dennis and Mary Flory met at IHOP for Christmas dinner! The place was packed. We had a great waitress and we left her with a Wright Trio cassette. I hope it speaks to her. Then, we adjourned to my parents place for the rest of the day. It was so nice to not have to prepare and clean up after a big meal. And we had a great time!

Family Times!

Hi, everyone! How are you? Happy New Year! Needless to say, December was a very busy month! Here is a pic of me taken at our annual Wright Family gathering which took place at Ryan's in Olathe, KS. This is (left to right) Alyssa, my cousin, and nieces, Juli and Esther. My 10 year old niece, Luanna, took this picture! She is a great photographer. My Uncle Nathan and Aunt Renee organize this event each year.