Every time I think we are finally on the path forward, smooth sailing, something happens. BAM. Bump in the road. It’s become quite routine actually!
Map of the World
My fear of her life experiences being limited was served to me on a silver platter by the TSA agents at Charlotte Douglas & O’Hare International airport.
Free Mom Hugs
She suggested I stand where the protestors are. PROTESTORS? Um, Jen Hatmaker never mentioned protestors?!
Going All The Way
I'm relieved my family's journey is no longer a secret.
A Year From Now
August is here. In a mere twelve days, I will send my firstborn to college.
We Are Just Like You
I was angry at myself for waiting six months to attend my first PFLAG meeting!
Open Letter to the NC DMV
I don’t forgive you for discriminating against my daughter.
Trigger warning. This post discusses suicide.
One in a Million
I have a confession to make (old Catholic habits die hard). I don’t have my s*%t together, not at all. My daughter came out to me April 13, 2016. Do you know when I finally felt like I had reached the point of acceptance? October 2017. A full year and a half after she told … Continue reading One in a Million
Losing My Religion
Each week at church, I would kneel after Communion and repeat the same fervent prayer, “God, please bring my son back to me.” Months came and went, things went further in the opposite direction.