Lost and Found on Hallowed Ground.


“The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.” ~ Norman Victor Peale As I watch the lone police man walking through the deserted streets under the too bright halogen lights, I feel … Continue reading Lost and Found on Hallowed Ground.

Grounded in persistence, a Humanitarian and Author: “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration”


“Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak” ~ Thomas Carlyle One thing I love love love about this “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration” series … Continue reading Grounded in persistence, a Humanitarian and Author: “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration”

A Mother’s Love Above all else: “Mom’s hug revives baby that was pronounced dead.”


‘Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.’ ~ Robert Browning If you haven’t seen this video, it goes right to my heart for obvious reasons. We sat for hours doing Kangaroo Care with Q and E when they were born … Continue reading A Mother’s Love Above all else: “Mom’s hug revives baby that was pronounced dead.”

Can we and should we protect our little girls’ self-esteem?


“Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.” ~ Unknown I like this quote because it is both a humorous visual as well as a bit sobering. I think about self-esteem often as it relates to myself … Continue reading Can we and should we protect our little girls’ self-esteem?

A special post for a special day…choosing to remember the days after 9/11.


We acquire the strength we have overcome. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson As many of you may have seen a pattern by now, I rarely if ever post on Sundays, but this Sunday is beyond special. This Sunday, 10 years ago changed … Continue reading A special post for a special day…choosing to remember the days after 9/11.

Amazing Story of a little boy who was given one more chance.


 “The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination.” ~ Don Williams, Jr. I saw this story and it made me ever so grateful for everything in my life.  I wrote the other day about how everything can change in an instant and how we should be grateful for each moment and when I think about how this boy, his family, his friends, the people watching, the people following this story experienced each moment until he woke up, it makes you realize just how … Continue reading Amazing Story of a little boy who was given one more chance.