The Echo of Ultimate Sacrifice

    Nineteen years later, I continue to feel a brokenness about that day. So many never made it home to see their children. Some never had a chance to tell...

    20 Quotes to Encourage Friendships During COVID-19

    Besties. BFF’s. Life-long friends. Friend is such a wonderful and endearing term. The good Lord created us as relational beings, first with Him, then with others. So it makes sense...

    Surrendered is the New Sassy

    My husband eloquently shared with me last week that I can be “hard to deal with, sometimes.” I opened my mouth to respond with a sassy rebuttal, catching my...

    Father’s Second Life

    February 6, 2020, the day when I thought I would lose my father. My father, Tatay, as my siblings call him, is a diabetic for 14 years, dependent on insulin....

    Time Doesn’t Heal

    Time allows for the memories of the pain to fade, but it’s effects lay dormant, still. Just below the surface, the raw emotions settle in and make themselves obscure...

    Real Human

    Some days, being a single parent is difficult. And others... it’s excruciating. I’ve had to do so many things as a single mom I wished I hadn’t. I start feeling...

    Living Proof

    A year ago, I was a miserable Christian. I was saved by grace, but oppressed by evil. I was perpetually influenced by wicked spirits that caused me to rage...

    A Ministry of Love: Boone and Me

    Cory Asbury’s song “Reckless Love” gained traction after its release in 2017, its message proclaimed through voices throughout the nation and beyond on Sunday mornings and while listening to...

    Leaving Wonderland

    Would you believe my smile was totally fake on New Years day of 2019? I tried. I really tried. Like, I put-up-with-and-pushed-through-hell-and-high-water, kind of tried. I wanted things to be put together...

    The Bridge: Christmas Brings Us a New ‘Food Allergy’ Life

    This year, I've received my Christmas present just a little early.  My son reached the top of the wait list and was admitted into the Southern California Food Allergy...