5 Things I Learned as the Mother of the Bride

2018-05-29T10:35:47+00:00

Is your child getting married soon? If so, you may be feeling: Overwhelmed. A bit sensitive. Unusually nostalgic. You're not alone. A wedding is a pretty dramatic event for the entire family---especially for mothers. At least is was for me. When my daughter Caroline walked down the aisle, it was a profound moment for both of [...]

5 Things I Learned as the Mother of the Bride 2018-05-29T10:35:47+00:00

I’m Not An Orphan Anymore: What Ferlando Taught Me

2018-03-27T09:36:18+00:00

Ferlando ran across the red-dirt floor of the orphanage, reaching upward with his thin arms. He sobbed as he grabbed Rachel’s legs and refused to let go. His dark, tear-filled eyes almost seemed to plead, Please don’t leave me here! And in that moment, something remarkable happened. “The door of my heart sprang open to [...]

I’m Not An Orphan Anymore: What Ferlando Taught Me 2018-03-27T09:36:18+00:00

When You’ve Blown It: The One Thing You Need to Know

2018-03-12T14:16:13+00:00

The trees outside my classroom window were in full bloom. A clear blue sky stretched overhead. Birds sang. Daffodils swayed in the breeze. Being stuck in Huntsville High School that morning was simply more than I. Could. Bear. Spring fever and senioritis hit me full force. I felt like I had to skip school that [...]

When You’ve Blown It: The One Thing You Need to Know 2018-03-12T14:16:13+00:00