I Wonder

I Wonder

She turned thirteen in May.  The first baby we adopted, brought home and fell in love with only to have to give her back days later will forever be the baby who made me a mother.  I might not have gotten to raise her, teach her, and hear her call me Mom, but...
Sonic Recovery

Sonic Recovery

Addiction is a word most of us associate with someone else.  It could be someone we love, someone we know, or someone we’ve seen.  I have personally watched people I love battle addiction. And I have had my own thoughts and beliefs as to why they are in the...
How to Rise Up in Uncertainty

How to Rise Up in Uncertainty

Winter doesn’t last forever. Winter doesn’t last forever. This won’t last forever. After listening to Tony, I feel like this could be my new mantra when things get tough. Winter doesn’t last forever. I grew up in Michigan.  For those who know Michigan or any of...
Finding the Gift Within the Challenge

Finding the Gift Within the Challenge

Finding the Gift Within the Challenge It’s easy to confuse Amy Purdy as something other than human.  I’m sure people have called her superhuman or immortal. They’ve put her in a category with superheroes and other invincible fictional characters. And I can see...
Why Not Me?

Why Not Me?

Nick Santonastasso.   His name deserves to be a sentence all on its own. From the moment he was born he defied the odds. And he hasn’t stopped since his first breath. Getting to hear his story and the excitement he has not only for the highs but also the...
Determined to Figure it Out

Determined to Figure it Out

Marie Forleo is a force to be reckoned with.  If a person could be a spirit animal, I’d choose her to be mine. From a young age Marie’s mom taught her lessons she would carry with her years later and into her adult life.  Everything is Figureoutable. I was...
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