Good Evening, It's been a little while since I've wrote any articles here and I have lots to share but I'm saving it for a book that I am working toward publishing hopefully by the end of next year or sooner. However, I do want to share some pieces of my journey with my followers... Continue Reading →
Trusting in the Lord while ALL odds are against your faith.
It was back in October of 2001, just a few short months after my husband and I brought our first home and relocated to Tacoma, WA. We felt so blessed because we had just been "upgraded". We had left our tiny 750 square foot, 2 bedroom apartment with our 3 children and 1 more on... Continue Reading →
Inspiration & Hope that came from suffering & pain.
This will NEVER get old for me. It's just a small part of my son's journey. My son's news stories from 2014. My son 4months old, after ICD implant surgery in 2001. He is teaching me about living life to its fullest potential even when things are designed to get you down. He has taught... Continue Reading →
Share your story for God’s glory. #MentalHealth #Journey #Truths
This is a thought that came to me this evening. As a person who has been flawed, imperfect, of many mistakes and poor choices along the way and finally one day becoming to the knowledge of Christ, I am unashamed of my journey. Struggles and ALL, because there is power in my story when I... Continue Reading →
Epilepsy the “invisible” disability.
My 20yr old daughter was just recently diagnosed as having a form of epilepsy called Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy. She has been unable to drive herself due to our state law and for safety precautions. However, we are approaching the time where she can become cleared by her neurologist to get behind the wheel again. But... Continue Reading →
Dear God… #PrayingForChange #MentalHealth
I'm not ashamed.
All about my son Erik.
To those who follow my stories about my children, this is my youngest son Erik. He was born normal and healthy and on time. But some life-altering events with his heart took place when he was just an infant, so it lead to his development being delayed. He is 17 yrs old and a senior... Continue Reading →
Different walks of life but respect the journey. #Faith #God #SpecialNeeds #MentalHealth
People come from so many different walks of life. Every individual has their own story to share. Some of us have similar paths but very different views and outcomes. Each one being born into this world to live out a purpose that has been designed specifically for that person. Others ask me, how do I... Continue Reading →
Accepting the present. #MentalHealth #Grief #acceptance #love #change
In a discussion today, this thought came to me. When our loved ones life has been impacted and altered by mental illness, some of us tend to grieve the loss of the person we once knew them to be. The person before their life was impacted by this illness that came out of no where.... Continue Reading →
From bitter to better. Moving Forward without you. #Truths #Stigma #MentalHealth
If I can be honest. If I'm allowed to express my truths. If I can tell others how it feels to experience those chapters of my life when my youngest son died twice in my arms on two separate occasions, when he was discovered to have significant developmental delays. When my oldest son experienced anxiety,... Continue Reading →