Love Song to My Body

Love Song to My Body

I love hearing John Denver sing “This Old Guitar.” It’s about all the things his beat up, scratched up, old hand-me-down guitar ever did for him. It makes me think of writing a love song to my body. People, the things my body has been through! Two births, one...
Acceptance Is More Than Tolerance

Acceptance Is More Than Tolerance

Rejection hurts. But sometimes I think mediocrity towards a person hurts worse. I grew up hearing, “Hate the sin; love the sinner.” And since we all are guilty of sin . . . let’s just give everyone a big giant love fest! Gotta hug for me? I need a big ol’ dose of...
The Life Changing Power of Live Theater

The Life Changing Power of Live Theater

Musical theater — where I was able to see my two older kids’ hearts heal and reach out to others. It’s where I was able to watch them find a place they belonged, and something they excelled at. I loved every moment of that discovery. We had moved to Virginia Beach,...