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mother and son Just Show Up – Hits Home

Our family sat around the dinner table the other night. We do ‘highs’ and ‘lows’ taking turns from the youngest to the oldest. When it came to be Ryan’s turn, he’s my junior in high school, he mentioned his low for the day was having to rehearse a rape scene in the Westside Story play. I thought he should be joining the music club learning acoustic guitar instead. “Rape scene?” The thud of my heart was like... Read More

Redeemed Cover REDEEMED Ch. 10 Called Not Qualified

Re-editing and going through this chapter was difficult. Brings back the deep pain of loss. This chapter deals with suicide. For starters,I feel like I should forewarn you just because I know how delicate this issue can be. For those of you who have ever suffered through depression, or any type of mental imbalance, know  you are not alone. Your struggle is real and I want to validate this... Read More

look at my son Just Show Up – The Walls

“The Lord’s mercy often rides to the door of our heart upon the black horse of affliction.”― Charles Haddon Spurgeon I’ve often felt ‘chained’ and surrounded by walls of affliction and suffering. Over the years I’ve realized these ‘walls’ and chains are so much ‘put on me’ but a self-inflicted prison. It wasn’t... Read More

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