If You Whisper, They Will Answer

As a mother who insists on staying involved in her children’s lives, I make an effort to read articles that come along warning me about the latest dangers or improvements in the world that will directly affect my son or daughter.  My son, who is fifteen, is growing up in…

Good Filters Create Good Selfies

#Reverb15, Day 5 Go on, show us your selfie! You know you want to. Good filters create good selfies, is what I told a friend on Facebook when I posted this picture as my profile picture. She had remarked that I looked so young and while it’s true that I…

Sorry

I’m sincerely so sorry if my flowery and educated words ignited something inside you. And I’m so sorry if I didn’t know you measured my Christian worth in red cupped servings So sorry if I’m a rambling mess every time I post — (every single time, you say) — my mental…

A Grotesque Fascination and WDBJ-TV

WDBJ-TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward were shot on live television yesterday by a former employee and the nation is reeling again in the wake of another senseless act of gun violence. Like many, I could only stare speechlessly as the first headlines scrolled across various social media sites….

My Life Was Stolen

“We need to talk” might be the four worst words exchanged between friends. Generally speaking you know fantastic news won’t be following. It’s not like a person will say, “We need to talk because I have 1500 fifteen hundred cupcakes to give you. Right now.” I  have to tell you:…