Tag Archives: relationships

What He wanted

Approximately ten years ago, my husband met his biological family for the first time. It was deeply emotional for him to meet his father and mother, then his siblings. His father was only nineteen when my husband was born, his … Continue reading

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The little things are the best things

Last night my favorite blond son messaged me and shared a tender part of his heart with me. I am guarding what he shared with lots of love and prayers for him. I am very honored that he would share … Continue reading

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Ashley vs. The Duke

I grew up watching classic movies and television. My mom and I would settle in on the couch with popcorn, ice cream, and our drinks to watch Gone With the Wind when it was on television. On the weekend while we … Continue reading

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furiously fasting

I had to fast for a medical screening this past week, nothing major, just to check my sugar levels and cholesterol levels. As soon as I realized I would have to skip breakfast and my morning coffee, I began to … Continue reading

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defining

Name tags, claim tags, luggage tags, dog tags; all are used for identification purposes. We use these things to connect them with their owners, with their correct places and people. I have been sitting silently this past week, trying to … Continue reading

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Honesty

I called my mom the other night to catch up and see how things were going “back home.” I also had a confession to make about something I was struggling with as well. The distance from family has made me … Continue reading

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