The Sounds of Heartbreak

The soft rustle of suit coats and fancy dresses as family and friends reach out to each other for comfort and strength.The laughter as memories and stories are shared and a life is celebrated.Soft sobs as people sit in quiet reflection.A mother's cry as the casket is closed.The revving of engines as the Patriot Guard prepares to ride.The tick of flashers in the funeral procession.The snap of flags lovingly placed on veterans' graves....more

A Tribute

For those of you that have been following my posts about Sgt. Kenneth (Danny) Reich...this is the link to his obituary and guestbook.  If you would, please leave your thoughts for his family.http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Kenneth-Reich&lc=4351&pid=160934206&mid=5299607There is also a beautiful video at the link.  Please view and celebrate Danny's life....more

From A Mother's Heart

The following was posted by Danny's mother on the Prayers for Danny Facebook page.  It is my privilege to share her message with you....more

A New Angel

There is no greater pain in this world, I believe, than the pain of a parent who has lost a child.  It happened to one of my dearest friends this week and I cannot imagine her pain.  I don't have the words to comfort her. ...more

Robin Roberts Has Myelodysplastic Syndromes -- What Is That?

This morning, we learned that Robin Roberts, anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America, has been diagnosed with MDS, or myelodysplastic syndromes -- what is that? What causes it? How is it treated? In this post, we answer your questions. ...more
Watched her this morning and I am so inspired by her courage and her grace. My father had MDS ...more