I wish Heaven had a phone

 Lugene Ann Colby 01/01/1956-04/25/1993My mama, my best friend, a woman FULL of spunk, love, endless dreams and laughs....more

Two Stories of Grief and Healing Honoring National Grief Awareness Day

 August 30th is National Grief Awareness Day.  Two women shared their journey of healing with us in the hopes of helping others who are grieving the loss of a loved one. ...more

Mumbai Gang-Rape: The Spirit of A Woman Lives?

Image Credit: Created in Picmonkey, uploaded via WordpressShame, Shock, Outrage, Anger, Horrified, Helpless, Afraid, Humiliated – I am feeling each of these emotions....more
@VanessaBennett The first reaction invariably is blaming the victim - she brought this on ...more

Our TTC Story, Part 4 - The Silver Lining

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The Lower Lip Quiver

I read this in The Twelve Tribes of Hattie and have had it on my iPhone notes for a couple of months trying to figure out what to do with it....more

96 Hours

96 HoursFor 96 glorious, amazing, and wonderful hours I was pregnant.  For 96 hours my husband and I got to talk about names, and nursery ideas, and who the baby would look like.  For 96 hours it seemed as if we had won our 16 month battle with infertility - we had our miracle baby.    For 96 hours we had a glimpse of a happiness I had only read about.  ...more
insearchofbaby  so we got another positive HPT and just found out that this one is also ending ...more

If Time Could Stand Still

If time could stand still, what would you do. If there was no past or future, all there was the present. How easy or difficult would that be for you. For those who live in the past, reliving all their mistakes. Thinking about "if only's", how difficult would it be to live just for the moment. There are no mistakes to correct only today, to do the best you can. And what about those who live in the future. Not concentrating on where you are right now because you are planning for tomorrow. In the present, you never have to worry about what is coming because there is only today to enjoy....more

Life Dying and Death

Sad day today. My biological father Harry Harvey passed away (hopefully) in his sleep around 4 o'clock this morning. My so-called "step"-brother John was there with him when he died. At least he wasn't alone....more

The Freedom To Be

Remove all boundaries that keep you from being whoever you want to be. There are no rules, but your own that prohibit you from being unique. You claim to know yourself and who you are meant to be, yet you've only just skimmed the surface of your potential. Even if you were to know all, there is still a part of you that hides, even from yourself. When you are able to acknowledge all parts of yourself, then everything is possible. Every day you have the opportunity to impact the world, but for today it's just about being comfortable with who you are....more

An August 15 years ago

Saturday marks 15 years since my Dad passed away at home. My Aunt and Mom took care of him while I was at work: I had him from 4PM until 6:30am. I knew I was losing my Dad 8 months earlier. My Dad, who loved to drive, stopped-end of story.I knew something was wrong. ...more