It’s more than just a news story…it’s personal

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Disclaimer: I feel like I need to add this to let you know before you continue reading that I have returned to the blogging world after taking some time off to work with my kids to understand that their stories are stories the world needs to hear good, bad or indifferent and most of the stories you will read here are …

A lack of hope and Jesus

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As laughter poured from the dinner table last night, and the Ravenu2019s game along with music was up as loud as it could go in my living room (typical teenagers), I reminded the kids that at 9 p.m. we were going to watch the Ferguson coverage. I half expected a bunch of whining that the game was on and they …

A true story of hope

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I want to share a story with you today, a story of hope, a story of a kid who has found some hope, a story of a kid who makes little changes (almost) everyday to change his life, a kid who has found his place at my kitchen table playing Apples to Apples, helping me make dinner, taking naps on …

The value of a quarter

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Before I begin, I should probably apologize it’s been extremely quiet around here the past few months I’m trying to find a good balance of sharing my stories while respecting the people that I love. The balance is delicate and hard, but I got permission to share today’s story with you as long as I didn’t share his name or …

A weekend Adventure

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The rain stops and the sun starts to peek through the clouds, my heart fills with joy because I know in just a few hours, some of the people I love most in this world, my “babies” are going to experience something amazing, that they are going to be removed from their “concrete jungle” and put in the middle of …