My Week of Interviews – And Sharing One with You!

Mother’s Day was certainly unique this year due of the COVID-19 pandemic. For me, the week leading up to Mother’s Day was interesting as it was full of video interviews and preparations for various opportunities to share my story. I recorded an interview with a local pastor (and friend of mind) for his Mother’s DayContinue reading “My Week of Interviews – And Sharing One with You!”

One of my Worst Moments

It is one of the worst moments of my life. I was six days shy of my eleventh birthday and, as my six-year-old brother would say later, though the day was called Good Friday, it wasn’t a very good day for us. Instead, there we stood in a sterile hospital room with our dad. WeContinue reading “One of my Worst Moments”

Daddy Loves You

My memory of the moment is both crystal clear and fuzzy at the same time. It’s hard to explain, but yet if you’ve ever been in shock, you’ll understand. My body felt numb and weak and apparently that was obvious to those around me because a nurse pushed a stool underneath my legs and helpedContinue reading “Daddy Loves You”

For Crying Out Loud!

The cry floated down the stairs and into my ears where I sat at the kitchen table with my husband and another couple. The other couple are friends who happen to also be cousins. They are about our age and have two little girls who were upstairs playing with our three children. We grown-ups pausedContinue reading “For Crying Out Loud!”

Do As I Say, Not As I Swim.

I have nothing against fish. I understand that fish are a natural part of the food chain. I can appreciate their swimming abilities and their love of school. And while I don’t personally care to eat fish, I’m truly happy for others who enjoy their flavor. So be it. But here’s the thing: I don’tContinue reading “Do As I Say, Not As I Swim.”