When your little boy becomes someone’s Boyfriend

When your little boy becomes someone’s Boyfriend

That cute little boy with sticky fingers and an ice-cream mustache, touching your face gently so you will look directly into his eyes when he says “I love you mama,” will someday be lifting the face of a young woman and saying the same words. Scare the shit out of...
Are you planting a field of dreams?

Are you planting a field of dreams?

Above is an incredibly powerful clip from the classic movie Field of DreamsAs I played the excerpt today, my husband looked over at me and said, “This is a great scene, it gives me chills.” I also have the same visceral response to the excerpt. And, I promise you, it...
Fly a little higher…

Fly a little higher…

In February, I posted a “Tip of the Day” on my Facebook page inspired by Fly a Little Higher: How God Answered a Mom’s Small Prayer in a Big WayThe book is a real story of a young man who managed to turn his short life into a miracle of hope through...
Awakenings

Awakenings

Occasionally, I am overcome with a sense of shock and awe that my children are actually, really, truly growing up. Remember learning how to ride a bike? Unsteady. Wobbling. Falling. Skinned knees. Dad holding the bike, running beside. The bike is balanced. Dad has let...