(Click the picture to enlarge it) Sometimes life is just plain good. In this photo, I was two years old, with my brand-new baby brother, and on my daddy’s lap. Mom was smiling at me while she took the picture, and I knew I was loved. This is one of my favorite pictures of [...]
I’ve gotten a bunch of comments from people who oppose my pro-life beliefs, but I have chosen NOT to make them public. Why? Although they accuse me of being hateful, (really – did you read the book?) their language is so hate-filled I won’t publish it. I realize we are on different sides of a [...]
Author, Joy DeKok, offers readers a look into the heart of an infertile woman’s attempt to understand mother’s who kill their living children.
Sometimes you read a book that moves into your heart to stay. My Emily, by Matt Patterson is that kind of book. I started to love people with Down Syndrome when I was a little girl. As a teenager, my mom babysat a little girl named Patti Jo. She told me sweet stories about this [...]
Welcome to this very special guest post by my friend, Matt Patterson. Wednesday, I will post my personal review of his book, My Emily. For now, I’m going to let Matt share. . . What is a Gift? If you ask a large group of people to give their definition of a gift, it’s quite [...]
I love to color. This weekend, I spent some time with my colored pencils and what Conner (my 5 year old great-nephew) calls my “big girl coloring books.” We sang together (Yes, the Oak Ridge Boys), shared laughs, and got serious about our “art.” We talked about the red birds in the bush outside the window [...]