In the last few years, my life changed dramatically. During these changes, I had an opportunity to explore my purpose on this earth, my relationship with Christ and others, and my time spent with those that mean the most to me. All of these changes in my life was further compounded with the COVID Pandemic. It was a time to quiet my spirit, focus on family, and rekindle old passions, like reading, cooking, and horses. With some help, I developed websites that defined who I am: A mother, a leader, and passionate advocate for children. Check out some of my blogs on parenting, opioids, and leadership. I hope you enjoy it!
I am D’s mom. From the beginning of my being, I was destined to be D’s mom. From my beginning, I have belonged to Jesus, my God, my Love. I may have just turned many readers away. I have to accept that it is okay. But, this is D’s story. Without my story with Jesus, I can’t tell D’s story. We have lots to share, but I want to start that D was MY MIRACLE. I prayed for D before I even knew how to pray. I was in my early twenties and I had a dream. I called my mom (who else do you call?) I described my dream to her. “ Mom, you know I don’t want children, but I just dreamed of this beautiful baby boy with big blue eyes and I remember my heart melting. Then I panicked. I didn’t know what to do. So, I put him in the garage and closed the door.” She laughed and replied, “Oh you may want to put them in the garage and lock the door, but you won’t.” Six years after that dream, I was blessed with my beautiful daughter. She taught me how to take care of babies, toddlers, presc