In Defense of the Gift of Emotion

All my life I have been accused of being dramatic, yet I find it immensely difficult to communicate my emotion.  When in the classroom or with a group of friends, I am on.  My personality is big in those situations, and yet few people are privy to any of the emotions I feel.  The accusation […]

Three Questions That Lead to Self Forgiveness

After a decade of no contact, my sixteen year old daughter lived with her father for about six months.  While I didn’t sleep a full night during that time, she seemed happy for the first three.  After that, things began to go south rather quickly, and soon, she came home, to both of our relief.  One […]

Baby Heart Revival: A Transforming Miracle

Heart filled with sunshine

The third grade daughter of a friend of mine had a hurting heart.  Childhood depression isn’t always obvious, but this little girl was very introverted, always looked ragged, and was unaffectionate and disconnected from her mother.  In fact, she would hiss at her if she tried to hug her.  Childhood depression is hard to treat […]