This Is Not The Life I Expected…


This weekend my husband and I were talking. My daughter turns 9 this week and it got us thinking. If you had told us 10 years ago, that one day we would have a 9 and a 5 year old, we would have laughed. This is not the life I expected to have. Let me tell you a little story that will help you see

Challenging Stereotypes and Overcoming Failures

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Do you believe in miracles? The NO cancer update

First I must apologize for waiting so long to share this report. Those of you who have been sending well wishes and praying for me have touched my heart. The truth is it has taken me this long to be ready to talk about it. What happened can only be explained as a miracle and the mighty healing hand of God. I needed time. The past

Am I Making a Difference? (Encouragement from 1 Mom to Another)

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Today I saw something on tv. This lady was making a powerful difference in the world. Changing lives, traveling the world. It got me thinking. Am I making a difference? Why am I here? Am I making the world a better place? Is this the life I am intended to live? Am I doing enough? Then I looked up and saw these faces. The answer