A New Start

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Shannon’s* Story: I am a career woman; it didn’t start out that way. I had the good fortune of being able to stay home with my firstborn for…

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Losing My Best Example

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Kathryn’s Story: As the baby girl of four children I always had a special relationship with my mom. Long after my siblings had left for college, I would…

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Peace for a Pessimist

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Edna’s Story: On September 20, 2011, I frantically called my oldest sister who is a physician because I missed my monthly cycle. Assuming the worst, I told her…

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Lindsay’s Short Life

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Leslie’s Story: On May 24, 2009, we welcomed our second daughter, Lindsay, into this world but then three days later had to let her go into the arms…

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Pressing Through Pain

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Dede’s Story: I thought the pain in my right shoulder was due, in part, to the fact that I was now having to carry around a 3 month…

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Devastating Diagnosis with Blessings

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Jamie’s Story: In August of 2001, I woke with numbness in my right leg. During the next several months other disturbing sensations and physical issues would occur. After…

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Once Upon a Time

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Amy’s Story: Once upon a time … We’re all familiar with the typical fairy tale formula: girl meets man of her dreams, they instantly fall in love, get…

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Facing Abandonment

Friday, August 2, 2013

Bonnie’s* Story: Abandonment is a hard word to accept as part of your life. I am nearly 60 years old and still struggle with abandonment issues. My father…

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From Insanity to Serenity

Friday, August 2, 2013

Laurie’s Story: Hi, my name is Laurie, and I’m an alcoholic. That is how I represent myself at Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings. I’ve learned alcoholism is a disease….

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What if he is right?

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Mona’s Story: I spent the first twenty-four years of my life craving the love of a man. As a result, I found myself in an unhealthy relationship, living…

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