SAMANTHA

Age: 2 years old
Gender: Female
Weight: 45 pounds
Breed: Bully breed
Temperament: Needs a family who is patient because she is timid but loving.

SHEPHERDS CARE OFFERS A PLACE OF ‘EXTREME’ HOSPITALITY FOR PASTORS, MISSIONARIES

After more than two decades in ministry, Paul Cheshier, a pastor at First Bible Church in Decatur, Ala., was feeling exhausted — physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.

It’s a common occurrence among pastors and other clergy members, who give all they have to serve others. They have to deal with horrible situations and keep it all confidential, which over time can lead to feelings of discouragement and burnout.

LOWCOUNTRY A SOURCE OF INSPIRATION FOR BEST-SELLING AUTHOR PATTI CALLAHAN

For New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Patti Callahan, the Lowcountry is both inspiration and backdrop to many of her novels.

Nestled in her Palmetto Bluff home, she points to the comfy, white chair in her living room saying, “I do a lot of writing there.”

She also points to her dining room table and screened-in porch.

PLAN TO GET THE KIDS INVOLVED IN SOMETHING FUN

The countdown to summer vacation has begun, and with it the annual question faced by all parents: What are we going to do with the kids? Whether you’re looking to keep the kids engaged for a week, or just get them out of the house for a few hours so they don’t spend the whole day watching Netflix, there is a great selection of summer camps right here in the Lowcountry.

Check out these practical and unforgettable presents for mom. From staying organized with a personalized recipe and entertaining journal to basking in a shiatsu massage, mom will love you even more than she already does!

THERE’S COMFORT IN BEING ENGAGED WITH A COMPELLING BOOK. HERE ARE TITLES FROM LOCAL AUTHORS THAT WILL GRAB YOUR ATTENTION.

IN THE LOWCOUNTRY & COASTAL GEORGIA

Best of the Best Top courses of the Lowcountry. 

“THE STORY OF FAMILY FARMING UNDERSCORES A LEGACY OF SUSTAINABILITY.” 
Amanda Zaluckyj, “The Farmer’s Daughter USA” 

THREE SISTERS FARM HONORS A PASSION FOR LOCAL PRODUCE FROM CHILDHOOD TO ADULTHOOD

If you have siblings, you understand the repartee that is generated when you are together and the seamless storytelling in which one begins a story, another interjects and yet another finishes it. Personalities emerge and there is a subtle revelry to the conversation. Listening to Beth Lee, Mary Connor, and Priscilla Coleman of Three Sisters Farm, it is evident that their bond with each other is as strong as their bond with their family’s land. 

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Whether you are a player or just a fan, sports can play a big part in our lives. If you need a sports fix, you can always turn to the bookshelves at the library to get back in the game. Here are some suggestions for kids who love sports and reading.