Taking off the Mask

As a widow and a single Mom to two teenagers, I try my best to keep a positive outlook and show only the fighter in me to the rest of the world. By that I mean the encouraging posts, positive quotes, the articles that inspire me and help me to look on the bright side,Continue reading “Taking off the Mask”

Glimpse of Grief

Silence. It can be deafening. Sometimes it’s a choice. Have you ever been so consumed with your thoughts that you can’t think straight? Have you ever been weighed down so badly by the weight of hurt and grief that it’s difficult to pick yourself up? Have you ever been surrounded by people yet had theContinue reading “Glimpse of Grief”


I wrote that 5 years ago. Although much has changed; so much of that is still the same.  It’s crazy to look back and see how far I’ve come.  “They” say time heals all wounds. Does it really?? Most people don’t understand that no matter how much time goes by, you don’t stop loving someoneContinue reading “TIME”

FEARS that lead us to HIDE who we are

In a class I took awhile back I read about the fears that lead us to believe things that are not true. Some of these fears are: The fear of failure The fear of rejection The fear of condemnation We feel like we have to paint a picture for others that we have everything underContinue reading “FEARS that lead us to HIDE who we are”


We were clueless.  We couldn’t have known.  We got in a car together just as we had several times a day for 14+ years.  We cranked up the music.  We pulled out of the driveway.  For the last time.  Five years ago today my kids and I lost the single most important person in ourContinue reading “LIFE”