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 →

Words Matter: Fighting the Culture of Death

Words are powerful. They are a sharp two-edged-sword. Words cut into the depths of our hearts. They can inspire and uplift us or completely destroy us. As Christians, we are used to being counter-cultural. However, too many times I notice words being used that communicate half-truths regarding life and family whether it is in every day conversations, on social media 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 →

Open Letter to My Compassionate Friend

I don’t spend a lot of time on pinterest. I get overwhelmed easily by it and actually, rebelled for many years because I didn’t want to add another social media platform to my regimen. Anyway, a couple weeks ago while randomly on pinterest, I stumbled across a blog post. I was encouraged by that particular post because just the day before I was sharing Continue Reading →