Next Thursday, I embark on a weekend away for a little time to refresh and renew my spirit and soul. I’m attending the Influence Conference for the 2nd time and I can’t wait! Just to get to know everyone attending, the gals at Influence are hosting a Meet & Greet on the blog. So, here it is, a little about me I’m a mom to four (3 living, 1 in heaven) beautiful children. My family is my world. I own… Read more »


It’s September already…I can’t believe my imperfection kept me from blogging this long. I often ask myself, why haven’t I blogged recently? I usually come up with some lame excuse like, we’ve been so busy…I’m not grieving in the same way anymore, etc. etc. The truth is, it’s my imperfection that has kept it from happening. I can’t count the number of times I’ve had some profound thought and said to myself, this would be a perfect post! But how… Read more »


I had a grad school professor who preached that we all live most of life asleep. I don’t know what to call it….asleep…in a fog…whatever it is, it’s amazing how long we can go without really experiencing much of life. Sometimes you get enough of a dose of reality to completely shake you up and force you to see things differently for various amounts of time. Sometimes it’s enough of a jolt to lift you completely out of the fog… Read more »


What a way to announce a pregnancy – on your dead son’s blog no less. I figured I should dive right in and give you the gender at the same time because frankly, it’s all a little awkward for me. Actually, that’s an understatement. I truly hope I don’t offend anyone by not having told them in a more personal way. See, I’m 20 weeks today and to tell you the truth, I really would like to have gone through… Read more »

Where do you turn when you feel alone in the world? The answer for any person of faith is God. But, society has created a place that lets many people to tune into their inner-narcissist…social media. I’ve been trying to avoid the temptation to run to my blog and spill my guts for the world to read because it’s therapeutic and feeds the human condition of needing to feel important and necessary. I should really be turning to prayer and… Read more »