I fell in love across the Atlantic in a country more beautiful than God himself while four months pregnant with another man’s child. The first time I saw him, it was nighttime in late August, the moon a perfect sickle. My plane landed in Accra, Ghana, and the air smelled like curry spices, yam and […]Read more "I Fell In Love Carrying Another Man’s Child"
My favorite place in the world is not on an island beach. It’s not at an Egyptian spa or even in the soft caress of a man’s arms. My favorite place… is my bedroom. It’s serene. I painted the walls a subtle shade of grey and installed a light dimmer to get the perfect lighting […]Read more "5 Ways We Lose the Life We Would Have Loved"
My 7-year-old son, Jeremiah, has been sucking his thumb since birth. When he began developing teeth, a callous started forming on his thumb in the area where teeth hit skin. About that same time I began developing a very platonic friendship with a man I met at church. It was slow at first, a brief […]Read more "How I Learned to Trust Again…"
At first thought, one may think that Chrissy and Miah are little girls, but despite the advice of family and the number of concerned stares I get when I call their names in public, I continue to refer to my twin boys Christian and Jeremiah as such. Although at age 6 and in the first […]Read more "The Most Valuable Lesson I’ve Learned From My Kids"