Oh mommas. It has been one of those weeks. -Lord have mercy!- Anxiety, stress, worry, exhaustion... The whole bit. My girl got very sick and though she is now out of the hospital, the road to recovery remains long. Now all my littles are sick sick sick. It has been 4 days of poop explosions,… Continue reading Oh Mommas
Today I sit in utter dismay as I witness the death of western society. We can no longer call ourselves a civilized society. We can no longer claim to hold a moral or ethical high ground. When the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Charlie Gard's state imposed Obligation to Die superseded his Right… Continue reading The plight of Charlie Gard and the death of western society.
I have had the incredible privelage to be loved by good men. I have had the incredible privelage to bear witness to the love of good men for the many women and children in my life. These men have shaped my life. And I count myself blessed to have been loved by them. From my… Continue reading A Good Man
My Mother. Her beauty is beyond compare. She is full of grace and mercy. She loves freely and fully, never asking, or even wanting, anything in return. She is the embodiment of motherhood, womanhood. She is still where my head longs to rest. She carries all of my burdens and she crushes all of my… Continue reading For Frannie, My Mother
We live in the era of self fulfillment. The doctrine of ME tells us our wants, our needs, our happiness, our desires and our will supersede all else. We tell ourselves that in order to do good for anyone else, we must first do good for ourselves. The doctrine of ME is a false doctrine. It… Continue reading The doctrine of ME
On this Easter Sunday, this Resurrection Sunday, I cannot help but contemplate the extraordinary gift of life. Human life. I cannot fathom what is in the mind and heart of God. But the life, brutal death and resurrection of Christ serves as a profound and tangible example of God's view of humanity. If we believe… Continue reading The resurrection, The life.
The political left is the self-proclaimed champion of the civil rights movement. They claim their deepest conviction is to serve and protect the marginalized. And yet there is one issue, that is truly at the heart of their ideology, that is in direct contradiction to everything they stand for. That issue is unrestricted abortion.
The truth I hold most sacred is that LIFE, all life, is a precious gift from God. This belief is at the core of my person and it is the fuel that drives my life. About one year ago, when we discovered I was pregnant for the 5th time time, my husband and I decided to… Continue reading Our Hearts Desire
I am willing to look like a fool for love. I don't mean that in a sappy love song kind of a way that is purely just lip service. I actually mean it. I am willing to love my spouse, my children, my family and all my dear ones with a love that the world… Continue reading A fool for love
I'm going to get real with you all today. Last night was one of those "want to scream the "f" word repeatedly/cry/briefly consider running away" kind of nights. My three year old and 11 month old are sick with a cold. Neither of them can breathe and therefore cannot sleep. My three year old, Livi, has… Continue reading For the Mothers