Love from Grandma “Sugar”

FROM: MBB, Aliceville, AL When I was a child, my grandmother (we call her “Sugar”) would let me eat off of the “Special Plate” for lunch when I came to visit her. This truly made me feel like I was very special, and it was one of the many...

A Plate Full Of Tears

As a pastor, I encounter families in many different ways. One particular family with several young children had set the “You are Special Plate” out for me on the occasions when I stayed for dinner. I found the love in that family to be a wonderful reflection of...

From Our Mouths to God’s Ears

FROM: RH, Burney Ca My husband and I were going through premarital counseling with our pastor. He asked what kind of traditions we would like to have as a married couple. We said we would like to have a red plate. From our mouths to God’s ears, we got our red...

Recognizing a Child’s Special Moments

FROM: MPS, St. Louis, MO My PEO Chapter had a baby shower for one of the newest and youngest members. All of the girls were surprised to learn and new and blessed tradition of recognizing a child’s Special moments. We have multiple generations in this group and...

Rediscovering You Are Special

BY: Generalist When people first discover the You Are Special Today Red Plate tradition, they are usually captivated by the opportunities it presents for life-giving affirmation of others. This blogger chanced upon a red plate refreshing memories of the plate as...

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