I Remain

"God only gives you what you can handle" ........"Whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger"... I've heard these phrases many times since I served John.  They are always spoken by well meaning people who likely don't know what to say so they rely on these common phrases.... but these words mean very little when you … Continue reading I Remain

When I Stopped Singing

Music was always an integral part of my life.  I grew up singing in school and church choirs.  I annoyed my family for decades singing along to the radio at full volume.  I had aspirations to be a musician and even attended college on a partial music scholarship.  Karaoke was one of my favorite group … Continue reading When I Stopped Singing

Kindness, Not Weakness

I am a person who believes strongly in modeling kindness through my actions and teaching the next generation the importance of being kind to one another.  As a teacher I run school wide assemblies and programs to help students understand the impact being kind can have.  With my children I have conversations and read books … Continue reading Kindness, Not Weakness