Tag Archives: Family

My Grown Up Christmas List

December 19, 2014


I wish to spend time together Time that is not rushed, Distracted… Or competing with the things of this world. I wish to be your friend To talk, to listen, to laugh, to cry No more arguments or wasted time… I don’t want to lose the little we have. I’ve given you my everything All […]

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The Day I Let Go

September 25, 2014


We may have missed church last Sunday, but a blessing poured from it anyways, when my daughter and I had a great heart to heart. We used to talked like that all the time, but have gone through the typical teen years that have left me longing to reconnect with her for any given reason. […]

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Home Alone and The 5 Stages

December 5, 2013


So, for the first time in months since we left NC, I have been home alone. My daughter has been visiting with friends again and catching up on old times. Even though I miss her, it’s nice to have our own down time as well. The first couple of days were a lot of fun. […]

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Grateful Living this Thanksgiving

November 28, 2013


I am more than grateful for the people in life who I will always call my family, even though they are not blood. I am grateful for our time, our stories, the laughter and the tears… I am extremely grateful for the genuine souls we get to share our hearts and lives with. I am […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

May 13, 2012


…to all the beautiful and loving women out there who are mothers… and to those who play that special role in the lives of us who may not have a relationship with our own biological mom, thank you for accepting us and showing us what being a mom looks like… to those incredible women who […]

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And Yet, I Love

February 18, 2012


Insecure… as a little girl. I love mommy and daddy, I silently cry As I shake and tremble throughout the night Always praying they will hold me tight. Naked images all around Sex in my home is something foul It makes a grown man big and proud To use his women and throw them around. […]

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November 22, 2011


Estimated read time: 15 minutes (based upon true events)    Molested Part 1 “They are such a nice foster family, Jess, and they’re excited you’re coming,” my social worker tries to reassure me. “They live on the lake and go fishing off their dock most evenings, and I just know how much you’ll love that!” […]

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Someones Child

November 21, 2011


My name is Jenny I’m only four I cannot smile My eyes are sore. You’ll never know How much I cry So many beatings I wonder why. I can’t make mistakes This I have learned Or I am punished With 3rd degree burns. I must never be bad Or I’ll go hungry I must be […]

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