Monthly Archives: May 2016

In My Wildest Imagination, It Never Looked Like This

  Two years ago, I spent many nights curled up in bed sobbing quietly so that no one would overhear my grief. Our daughter was sick and slowly losing the use of her legs. As the paralysis crept along muscle … Continue reading

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“Thank Your For Teaching Me To Use The Toilet”

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the Moms, Grandmoms, Step-Moms, Birth-Moms, Like-A-Moms, Godmoms, and everyone out there who has ever loved and/or been loved by a child. My morning started with a procession of children coming to hug me and … Continue reading

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What St Rita Taught Me About Being A Mother

I remember the first time that I read the story of St Rita of Cascia and her prayer that her sons would die if it saved them from dying later in a state of unrepentant mortal sin I was horrified. … Continue reading

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A Month After The Hail Fell

A month ago, we had an epic hail storm here in Wylie, Texas. The skies here turned green, and then hailstones the size of softballs and larger slammed into our city at an estimated 100-180 mph. 80% of the homes … Continue reading

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WCMX – Finding Life And Independence On The Ramps

Imagine a sporting event where the very best professional athletes in the world spent the day hanging out with and coaching even the rawest of beginners for free. No managers, handlers, or egos, just a genuine desire to help the … Continue reading

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