bereaved parents

Knee-Jerk Reaction

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I’m nauseous.  Sick to my stomach. There’s a pit deep in my guts that hurts and aches. Part of it aches and mourns for the families of the sweet Kindies and staff in Connecticut who were brutally shot down by a guy who was really just another kid, only taller.   20 years old.  What […]

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Trekking Around the World

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Remember this? It’s been a while.  I wouldn’t expect you to, but I sure do.  One night, 5 years ago last November, we had gotten some yummy Chinese take-out and were sitting in Noah’s room at The Children’s Hospital.  As we finished up and started cracking open our fortune cookies, I grabbed one and said, […]

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Head Over to "Confessions"…

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Helping out at Big Sis’ class before Christmas. So BIG in Mexico eating guacamole. Sitting on a big boy little chair at Bebe’s house. Celebrating 40 with my family. Just hanging out, having a drink in the drawer after a hard day of walking. I shared a bit about Ryan today on my “Confessions of […]

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"No Ordinary Child"

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I am reading a book that I don’t recommend for several reasons. I am definitely going to finish the book and undoubtedly going to read it again, but I don’t recommend it to anyone else if you fall into any of the following categories: If you are interested in raising simply nice Christian kids with […]