Advocacy, Faith and Spirituality, goals, Gratitude, Writing

Making a Difference to Just One

A while back a friend talked to me about her desire to make a difference in the lives of others by getting her "story" out there. That story consists of almost being murdered by her ex-husband. No one--as in not one--not even the doctors, expected her to survive. But survive she did! She's truly a… Continue reading Making a Difference to Just One

Gratitude, Life Lessons

Thankful Thursday – The Luxury of Education

      I was at a COVA (Colorado Organization¬†for Victim Assistance) Conference for work up in the mountains this week, in beautiful Keystone, Colorado. While I sat on the balcony of my hotel room writing this it occurred to me--right after I recovered from the surprise of looking up and seeing a big, fat,… Continue reading Thankful Thursday – The Luxury of Education

Faith and Spirituality, Family

Celebrate Life

For too many years I've stepped into the month of July somewhat reluctantly, and raced to the finish line when it came close to being over, eagerly welcoming August, holding my breath, hoping an unwanted phone call wouldn't slide in at 11:59 p.m. on July 31st. July 3rd marked an anniversary of being a victim… Continue reading Celebrate Life