So many times we look the other way when we're in pain or when the people we love are in pain. Like I said last week, we ask how they're doing but it's just habit. We aren't really ready to hear the truth behind the answers. Our family members and friends are suffering everyday and… Continue reading Breakdown to Breakthrough….
April 3, 2012 started off like a regular day for us. Brandon, Chance and I got up and got ready for school and work. But for some reason on that morning, she was really quiet. Normally she would be running around the apartment and not letting me comb her hair but on this morning, she… Continue reading Chance’s 5th Angelversary
Chance... It's been five years since I've seen you. Since I've held you. Heard you say Mama, Mommy, Brannon, Daddy, Shishard or Memo. Since I heard you ask for a Thomas the train toy or seen you dance in the back seat to "Love on Top". Five long years since you ran to the door… Continue reading Dear Chance
Greetings, I've turned a year older and I literally feel the age increase in body! It's funny but true. I've turned 36 years old on today but this year is a year of awakening for me. I've been in such a funk the past couple of months. Dealing with some health issues. Some deaths in… Continue reading Happy Birthday to ME!!
Do you sometimes wonder how you've made it through certain situations in your life? Like, why your situation didn't kill you or make you just completely give up on everything? That's because you have someone in your life that's fighting for you. Even when you don't see it or feel it. God is still there.… Continue reading Who’s fighting for you?
I try sooooo hard to keep my mouth shut when people get on social media and become cyber bullies. I can almost promise you that those same "internet thugs" would never say those cruel things to my face. They feel protected behind their computers, smart phones and tablets. It's such a sad thing... So here's… Continue reading Open letter to perfect parents
I'll be watching the Super Bowl at my family's annual party in West Memphis, and like many viewers, I'll be watching for the commercials. Last year, one particular commercial was by far my favorite — the Nationwide "make safe happen" ad in which a young boy laments all the adventures he won't experience, "because I… Continue reading 1/17/16-Commercial Appeal Article