A New Day Is Dawning


Dear daughter of mine, Today you are performing at an outdoor venue and I wish I could be there to see you.  I want to and I know that you are aware of that.  I just can’t physically and emotionally bring myself to be around your father, his mother, his new wife and new baby boy when […]

When It Rains, It Pours…


Dearest daughter, Your Mama used to say, “When it rains, it pours.”  I used to love the way she would say it too…with a southern accent and sweet long draw on the rains and pours words.  I can still hear her saying it in my head.  Man was she ever right.  The thing I remember as […]

Letters From A Broken Heart


Dear sweet child of mine, Well, today is by far one of the most difficult days I have ever had to endure.  The good news is I made it through and came home to my smiling, happy little girl.  The not so good news is I hold a world of sadness inside that I cannot share […]

What is Family?


“Family isn’t always blood.  It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs; the ones who accept you for who you are.  The ones who would do anything to see you smile and who love you no matter what.”  Unknown Dearest daughter, A good friend once shared this quote with me. I didn’t […]