The Boy Who Healed My Heart

This little guy turned one this month. Gabriel Chase is his name. He is my nephew and godson. Gabriel’s life changed mine. So in celebrating his birthday, let me share with you the story about his life. To begin, you will need some context to understand what was going on in my life at the time. It was late fall Continue Reading →

Easter brings Hope and Grace… Marian Grace

Where do I even begin? There isn’t a perfect starting point, so I’ll just jump right in. I have written, deleted and rewritten this blog countless times and still can’t seem to find the right words to translate what my heart is going through. I’m at a loss for words. It is a never-ending, short-lived springboard of emotions that are Continue Reading →

Flexibility of a [seemingly] Childless Life

Rex and I had always planned to celebrate our five year wedding anniversary in Hawaii – regardless of what our family looked like. Before Hawaii we went on vacations that involved friends and family, but never the just-the-two-of-us kind. So from the time we said I Do, we tucked away money whenever we could; sacrificing immediate wants for the Hawaiian Continue Reading →