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Silence Does Not Equal Unseen – Guest Post: Karen Smith

Karen and I met years ago at the She Speaks writers' conference. She is such a delight and a joy to speak to. As I keep up with Karen on social media since our time together I've watched her grow through some tough life changes and seasons but always keeping the Light of Christ so… Continue reading Silence Does Not Equal Unseen – Guest Post: Karen Smith

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Happy Fifth Birthday: Celebrating The Birth of A Son Who Didn’t Live

Happy Fifth Birthday, John Karl! I Googled "best gifts for 5 year old boys" because I have no idea what you might be into. The image of your sweet baby face sits in my memory and I will never forget the feel of your body in my arms or the kick of your feet in my… Continue reading Happy Fifth Birthday: Celebrating The Birth of A Son Who Didn’t Live

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Not Alone, New Affirmations – Guest Post: Tricia Thirey

Tricia and I connected 3 years ago at a writers' conference in North Carolina, though we quickly discovered we lived just a few miles apart in Ohio. This was just a few weeks before her husband passed. I knew then and know now how divine our meeting was. We are friends, writers, moms, and overcomers… Continue reading Not Alone, New Affirmations – Guest Post: Tricia Thirey

bible, encouragement, faith, god, mother, parent, parenting, Uncategorized, wife, women

What do you mean there’s no Instruction Manual?

Remember before. Before you had kids of your own and you made mental notes about how you would never do this or that or the other? Yup. Me too. Remember when you were pregnant and women (and men) of all ages came out of the woodwork to give you advice? Yup. Me too. How'd that work out for you… Continue reading What do you mean there’s no Instruction Manual?

child loss, depression, faith, god, grief, healing, heaven, mom, mommy, mother, parent, pregnancy after loss, psalm23, unexpected death, women

I Sang A Song – Again

I sang a song – again.I sang a silly song today, it went a little something like this…”chicky-chicken nuggets, cheesy-cheese cubes. Peas and car-rots, peas and car-rots, yum yum yum in the tum tum tum.”  Obviously, Kanye will defer to me as the “musical genius” from now until the end of time. I have mad… Continue reading I Sang A Song – Again