Making a Difference


My husband recently commented that I need to be more careful about who I invite to visit us. I have this habit of telling everyone I interact with that she can […]


Sent as Grace

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The day I turned 37 my husband was deployed to Guam. Three weeks prior to my birthday, I had packed up my household along with my three-year-old daughter and a […]


My Gran, she’s taking slow walks outside the hospital now. Her heart’s growing stronger, beating certain. I wash down the cupboards in the kitchen. I pray for Gran’s heart attack recovery, […]

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I can’t help but stop and be amazed when I see a bird’s nest. I mean . . . they are incredible! No fingers and thumbs to weave the sticks […]


Leaving the gym I was sweaty, stinky, and my hair looked as though I had styled it by sticking my finger in an electrical outlet. I was in no mood […]

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The call came early in the morning, waking us up in a skipped heartbeat. I called my own mom right away, telling her what she’d already heard in her own […]


Dad lost his battle with cancer a few months ago. My heart and mind are still processing it all as I piece together all the beauty in the middle of […]

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A haunting and beautiful paradox spanning humanity is that we are all, at our core, the same, yet we are all uniquely our own beings. We may wear our emotions […]