Tag Archives: Mother

What Truly Matters #Christmas #Gratitude

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a gift and not giving it” ~William Arthur Ward Layla Henderson is a fictitious character, but her back story is real for too many foster children – and hopefully her final story … Continue reading

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Choose Your Parents Carefully, Please #Broken #Blessed #Family #Gifts

You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. – Desmond Tutu There has been a time when almost every child has wanted someone else to be their parent. Maybe your parent danced just a little … Continue reading

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…because bouncing goes down hard – and then up… #Hope

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean … Continue reading

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The Beginning…Again #FosterCare #Renewal

“We attain freedom as we let go of whatever does not reflect our magnificence. A bird cannot fly high or far with a stone tied to its back. But release the impediment, and we are free to soar to unprecedented … Continue reading

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Thank You for Rising #RIPMayaAngelou

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” ― Maya Angelou   Like you, the news hit me like a rock. As the Amazing Dr. Maya Angelou made her final ascension, I was sitting at my … Continue reading

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Dedication to Mothers

Sweet Mom It began with a kiss of love graduated to nine months of mixed feelings which ended in hours of horrible pains and regrets. In the sight of your babe came a sincere smile of success. You didn’t know how strong you were Mom. … Continue reading

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Mother may be a given…but Mom is a gift

It takes someone really brave to be a mother, someone strong to raise a child and someone special to love someone more than herself. ~ Ritu Ghatourey The first honor goes to every woman with the strength of heart to … Continue reading

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