Advocacy, Alcoholism, Faith and Spirituality, Family, Gratitude, Writing

Birthday Blessings

I've heard people talk about 50 as being "over the hill," "half of a century old," "on the downward slide," etc. When I woke up this morning, having turned 50 myself, the first┬áthing┬áthat came to mind was: I AM SO BLESSED! I got out of bed, got dressed and headed out the door for an… Continue reading Birthday Blessings

Advocacy, Faith and Spirituality, Fun, Gratitude

The Gift of Hope

This year, as I turn the big "5-0" on June 11th, I look back and see how incredibly blessed I've been during my life. I would like to pass on that blessing to the kids of St. Jude children's Research Hospital, to give them the gift of hope to live the life I've been, and… Continue reading The Gift of Hope

Faith and Spirituality, Family, Gratitude, Life Lessons, Quotes

Living With Compassion

  If there's one thing that can turn a bad day into a good one every single time it's connecting with my Compassion kiddos. I can be having a terrible day at work, but if at the end of that day I come home to find a letter from one of my three kids in… Continue reading Living With Compassion