Jennifer Rose Asher isn’t religious, but she knows a higher power planned and orchestrated her adoption of a Vietnamese baby more than two decades ago. She just had to get out of the way and learn to trust in something larger than herself.[Read more…] about Trust In Something Larger Than Yourself: A Mother’s Day Story
As toddlers, my big sister and I were like peas and carrots. She was my pal, and I hers. The older we got, though, the more we fought. Once, in a fit of meanness, she told me our parents had adopted me. For a second, my sense of belonging teetered.[Read more…] about The Sense of Belonging
Have you traveled to or lived in a place that took your breath away because of the people and natural beauty? And did your impression change because beneath the glittering surface lay a dark underbelly?[Read more…] about The Dark Underbelly: Your Opinions?
Missy Hearon remembers throwing herself onto her bed and sobbing. Her 3-year-old daughter, Kayla, was losing ground, and the anti-seizure medication doctors prescribed worked only partially. “Get yourself up,” her husband, Mark, said at the time. “There’s a reason for this, and we’ll take this one day at a time.”[Read more…] about Get Yourself Up! There’s a Reason for This
Evil. Have you experienced it? Seen it? Felt the creepy-crawlies slither up your spine?[Read more…] about Evil. Have You Experienced It?
Seven years earlier, Tylor Trotter may have used the news of his mother’s murder to abuse opioids. Not this time. When the call came, he had everything he needed to cope with the unspeakable. He was not a victim.[Read more…] about Not a Victim: Tylor Trotter’s Story