Lessons From Tragedy
November 16th, 2019
On March 22, 2011, my family was on Spring Break vacation in Durango, CO. We were returning from a day of exploring when we were hit drivers side to drivers side, head on, by a retired police officer ...  Read More
Back to Happy!
November 16th, 2019
Meghan was our first child, born at Emerson Hospital at Old Road to Nine Acre Corner in Concord, Massachusetts. I love that she was born so close to the family home of Louisa May Alcott – and that she...  Read More
Faith, Hope, and Love!!!
November 16th, 2019
This story started in 1974 when I walked into a new school mid-year and sat down. I looked around the room and there she was, the most beautiful girl that I had ever seen in my life!!! There was somet...  Read More
A Father's Broken Heart
November 16th, 2019
I’ve been told that when folks hear what we’ve been through and they see that we are still standing, they begin to feel that maybe they too can survive the valley of death and eventually overcome evil...  Read More
Rachel, You're My Hero!
November 16th, 2019
It was a sunny Sunday afternoon, on April 7th 2013. I was riding on the lawn mower in my backyard hoping to get my yard looking nice for spring. Both my 11-year-old son, Logan, and my 16-year-old daug...  Read More
Remembering Henry's Laugh
November 16th, 2019
Nine days before Christmas, my 4 year-old son took his last breath. His life ended due to a brain tumor that was discovered less than three months prior. That was in 2012. But little Henry’s story sta...  Read More
Love Never Fails
November 16th, 2019
The loss in our life is the future that we dreamed of for our son Adam, from the time he was a just a little boy. After receiving a free ride in a friend’s airplane, Adam announced that he wanted to b...  Read More
Lydia's Love
November 16th, 2019
It was summer, July 16, 2008, to be exact. My son, daughter and I were on our way to daycare and work. We commuted 25 miles each way every day and were about 15 miles from home when suddenly, we hit a...  Read More
Ella's Light
November 16th, 2019
Friday, January 25, 2013 was a beautiful winter day. The blue sky was clear with a slight cool breeze and temperatures in the mid-60’s for most of the day in central Mississippi where we call home. ...  Read More
Promise and Beauty in the Darkness
November 16th, 2019
It seems surreal to be sharing our experience of loss. With life, loss is inevitable. During our 20 years of marriage, that four letter word has entered our life in different forms. We’ve lived throug...  Read More
Hope After
November 16th, 2019
On July 19th, 2011 my brother, Andrew, called me. I was getting ready for a meeting, so I didn’t pick up his call. He texted and told me to call him as soon as possible....  Read More
Hope After Suicide
November 13th, 2019
The phone rang. It was 7:34 am. I grabbed it before it rang the second time. It was my husband, Don. “Is Philip in his room?” he asked. “Yes.” “Is the van home?” “Yes, why?” My heart started beating f...  Read More