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Best Christmas Gift Ever

By cwccc | December 10, 2017

“What’s the best Christmas gift you received as a child?” the host posed the question. Heads cocked to the side and eyes stared into the distance, each one lost in a private reel of childhood memories. Slowly smiles formed and eyes sparkled with visions of their perfect gift. Bicycles, matchbox cars, play kitchens, and cabbage…

Connecting with Dolly Adams: Where She Is…As She Is

By cwccc | November 27, 2017

Dolly is an answer to prayers for God to raise up the next leader for our Christian Women’s Connection of Collin County. While only first connecting with the group last October, Dolly quickly became a familiar face and known for her generous heart, effective organization, and welcoming spirit. On January 1, 2018, Dolly will, with…

Exciting Times Ahead…A Letter from the Chair

By cwccc | November 10, 2017

The time flew by. I can hardly believe that as of this January, I have served as chair for 2 years. So, the time comes to pass the baton to another who will continue the momentum begun even before me. Consistent with Stonecroft procedures, a nominating committee met, and I am most pleased to tell…

Little Things, Big Blessings in Disguise

By cwccc | November 6, 2017

I recognize some blessings right away … *The giggles of our granddaughter as she discovers a new taste, texture, or talent in her two-year old world; *The taste of Sonic soft-serve ice cream followed by loooooong Sunday afternoon naps curled up on my couch. *Standing on the crest of Mt. Haleakela in Maui watching the…

Reasons to Give Thanks

By cwccc | November 6, 2017

For the last two years I kept a Thankfulness Journal to record at least one item each day for which I am thankful. Some were small moments like listening to my 3-year-old granddaughter’s belly laugh as she played tickle me with grandpa. Or the first time our newborn granddaughter reached out for me to hold…

Brain Injury Network of Dallas (BIND) Holiday Wish List

By cwccc | October 27, 2017

Who is BIND? We heard their story from Executive Director Valerie Gotcher and Clubhouse member Karl, at our May 11 luncheon. BIND is a community center who provides a bridge of support for people living with acquired brain injuries from stroke, head injury, or brain tumors. Refresh your memory about the program here. Or visit…

Put Snap in Fall Fruit Salad

By cwccc | October 16, 2017

GINGER AND LEMON FRUIT SALAD I found this recipe several years ago in the Healthy Living Section of a Southern Living magazine. It puts a little snap and zing in your fall fruit salad. And is so easy to make. Makes 16 (1-cup) Servings Prep: 20 mins         2 large Gala or…

Stop the World and Let Me Off…

By cwccc | July 11, 2016

Occasionally, I catch myself humming that old but still popular Patsy Cline ballad, Stop the World and Let Me Off: Round an’ around an’ around Round an’ around an’ around Round an’ around an’ around And around and around. Oh, stop the world and let me off I’m tired of goin’ round an’ round I…

Strike a Chord

Strike a Chord

By cwccc | May 21, 2016

Tonya came to her first Christian Women’s Connection alone, knowing no one. She came as a single musical note who needed a long overdue time-out from the incessant press of deadlines and demands  of her hectic schedule. Yet, before she left, Tonya struck a chord. She connected with Katherine.  A chord is two or more…