Author Archives: D. Jodi Shumway

About D. Jodi Shumway

Wife, Mom, Daughter, Sister, Grandmother, Friend, Writer, Editor, Reader, CHRISTIAN.

Golden Nuggets

A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to do something I’ve dreamed of doing for a long time. I videoed my dad talking about his childhood, his parents, sister, & grandparents, and his military service. My parents visited for … Continue reading

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Leaving a Legacy

For thousands of years, man (and woman) has passed along the stories of their families and cultures. They’ve told these stories through verbal communication, storytelling, written word, and pictures. It seems as though that has been lost in today’s world … Continue reading

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Friends in Today’s World of Social Media

A man of too many friends comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. (Proverbs 18:24 NASB) Over a lifetime, thousands of people cross our paths. And in this age of technology, there is … Continue reading

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Be Still and Know

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!” Psalm 46:10 All too often I try to work things out on my own. Small things! Big things! … Continue reading

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Well, That Didn’t Go as Planned

Well, That Didn’t Go as Planned Feb 8, 2017 No matter how well I plan my life, stuff happens. Notice that I said “I plan my life”.  I believe that is the primary problem…but that’s not today’s topic. I believe that … Continue reading

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