Soul Food

As It Turns Out, I Don’t Trust God.

My phone dinged late one evening and I looked down to see a text from a friend. "So how are you doing?" she asked. I wanted to put on a smile and type back that I was fine, but in that exact moment, I was anything but fine. It had only been a couple of… Continue reading As It Turns Out, I Don’t Trust God.

Soul Food

A Liquid Diet, Sponge Baths, and a Drainage Bag Named Mary

Isn't it crazy how in the blink of an eye your whole life can change? One month ago today I was rushed to the emergency room and later admitted into ICU for ruptured diverticulitis (you can read more about that here). And one month later, to the date, I am still struggling. Let me explain...… Continue reading A Liquid Diet, Sponge Baths, and a Drainage Bag Named Mary

Tales of Fostering

1,273 Days in Foster Care and Now This…

Day 1: The doorbell rang and when I opened it, there you were, a beautiful three-year-old little princess who was barely 34 inches tall. You had a small white stuffed animal kitty tucked underneath your left arm, a thumb stuck tight in your mouth, and on top of your head was a pigtail that looked… Continue reading 1,273 Days in Foster Care and Now This…