Month: July 2017

Five Lessons I Learned at She Speaks 2017

Writing has always been a passion of mine.  Some of my first memories of time spent with my sisters are of me sitting at the kitchen table writing stories and reading to them as I penned them on paper.  They were nothing fancy and…

Choosing Joy Isn’t Always Easy!

                I came across this quote the other day and decided it fits where I am right now.   “YOU don’t choose your life; it chooses you. There’s no point asking why life has reserved certain joys or griefs, you just accept them and carry…

I am learning so many lessons from my children…

Often these days as I lay in bed listening for abnormal sounds from Benjamin, I am flooded with thoughts about our children.  There are times when I am sad for the reality and harshness of life that they understand on a daily basis.  They…