Single Parenting: Stop, Pause, and Look

Pink rose garden

Every day there is a free gift available to all of us. Upon awakening in the early morning with our coffee cup in hand, to the moment we close our eyes and nod off to sleep, it is accessible. All that is needed is to stop, pause, and look. Fortunately, I realized that early on […]

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Single Parenting: What Grows in the Weeds?

Oh, how I missed gardening when I was a single parent! Sad to say, I had to watch the weeds overtake all the hard work I had put into my former perennial garden. For me, weeds represented chaos. Something infringing upon existent beauty. In my head, though, I knew I would get a chance, one […]

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Single Parenting: Friends & Faith

Red and white kitten

Delicate wisps of white pointing up to the sky. Reflection of sunlight on the tips of red fur. His curiosity fills me with wonder. The innocence of a new life. Thus, a new chapter to our story. No sooner had the four baby robins left their nest, another life came along in their absence. If […]

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Mother’s Day: Remember the Blessing

She caught my eye.  I watched her as I peddled on my exercise bike. My motion similar to her tedious task. She gathered one by one, over and over again. A twig, a branch, and a sprig here and there. Her dedication was admirable. Even more impressive was her perseverance to accomplish such a mundane task. […]

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Single Parent Testimony

Black and white image of girl with hat looking out at sea

Just in the amount of time it takes to say “my life changed,” it did. Similar to our pandemic. Like you, and most of the world, I am presently living in a surreal way. Although, I am no stranger to a narrowed version of life. I am a survivor of suffering. Familiarity of a restricted […]

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