Sometimes the pain is real. Sometimes the pain is physical and be physically felt. Sometimes the pain is emotional and is felt in your heart. Sometimes you have both at the same time. Sometimes we face life surrounded by family. Sometimes we face obstacles with our friends. Sometimes we have to walk the walk [...]

By |2019-11-05T08:50:59-05:00November 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments


What is Freedom? Here in America we celebrate our freedom on July 4th, our Independence Day. Yet, I saw bickering on social media about the US Women’s soccer team…apparently exercising their freedom to some peoples disliking. Freedom appears to have different meanings to different people. Some think of it as a ticket to do [...]

By |2019-07-08T10:19:49-05:00July 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Freedom

Summer Camp!

Hello Summer! If you live in Northern Indiana you might not believe that it is summer. One day might be 75-80, the next 50 and you need your furnace! Either way, here at Reason 4 Hope, summer is in full swing! Our first Camp Hope was a huge success! We might have only [...]

By |2019-06-17T17:12:27-05:00June 17th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Summer Camp!

Dance is Silly!

Dance is silly.  10 years ago, I would’ve said this. Yep, I confess. I was a jock and thought that dance and cheerleading were silly, and they were certainly not sports. Then, thanks to Tim Borg, my daughter decided to try dance.  This last weekend I witnessed exactly why I am so glad my [...]

By |2019-06-14T11:17:28-05:00June 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Dance is Silly!

I Am So Proud of You – For What?

“I’m proud of you.” For what?  This time of year, we see many young people winning awards – athletic awards, academic awards, blah blah blah awards. Parents love posting on social media the picture of their child with their awards and it never fails that they say, “I’m proud of you.” Here is a question? [...]

By |2019-06-11T10:10:19-05:00June 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on I Am So Proud of You – For What?


Where do they come from? I am not talking about Campbell’s Soup labels either. Do people give them to us? Is it based on what we do? For instance, I played basketball in school, so I would be labeled a “jock.” When I talked with people, many times the conversation would lean toward the conversation [...]

By |2019-01-17T11:23:41-05:00January 17th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Labels