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Impressions by David Maxwell

Our heroes and the actions that define them

This past week as we here at the Donalsonville News began putting together the paper’s annual Memorial Day tribute, scheduled  as a special edition in the May 26th edition, one question kept popping into my head. With each photograph of a veteran that has been submitted and with each face expressing a story of heroic,…

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Happy Unconditional Love Day a.k.a. Mother’s Day

The title of Mother alone is synonymous with unconditional love. Sunday is the day to celebrate that love and to honor the mothers in our lives for all they selflessly give or have given to their families, their communities and society as a whole. Whether her children are small or all grown up, a mother’s…

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What are your expectations?

“The real person you are is revealed in the moments when you’re certain no other person is watching. When no one is watching, you are driven by what you expect of yourself.”                                              …

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New hopes, new dreams and . . . new beginnings!

Learning to celebrate the meaning of Easter every single day for the rest of your life. Sunday, April 17th is Easter, and as we all prepare to look and act our best on that one day, here’s a thought. How about we spread it out and celebrate the reasons for Easter each and every day for the rest…

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Allow yourself to make the journey

Dreams really do come true is more than just a line from a fairy tale. It’s a fact of life. Being a big dreamer doesn’t mean that you walk around with your head in the clouds. It means that you’re seeking a purpose for your life and it means that you’re becoming fulfilled in the…

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Do they like you? Do they, really?

They like you, they really like you! Or do they? Everyone wants to be well liked; it’s in our nature as people. But it’s hard to pinpoint what exactly it is that makes us more likeable. Is it a magic charisma that attracts people to us? Or maybe being outgoing and friendly? Or having an…

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Spring Cleaning our mind, let’s try it!

Spring officially begins this Sunday, March 20th; so what are we all waiting for?  Let’s Spring clean our minds of old worn out thoughts and feelings that keep us stuck in a Wintery and pandemic-induced state of mind.  Let’s unclutter our emotional closets! Clean out your Mental Cobwebs – Along with cleaning out the closets,…

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