Adoption

Our friends just brought home a darling little girl they adopted from Colombia. I saw the photos from the celebratory homecoming at the airport with their family and closest friends and I was moved by what I saw. Almost three weeks away from home, just shy of a month separated from their older children, and … Continue reading Adoption

What do men have to do with it?

My father was sick for many years with COPD and emphysema. We all knew he would pass on before my mother, unless of course she had a tragic accident or an unexpected illness. Thankfully neither of those happened, and sadly, my dad died on February 28, 2015. Before he passed, I always believed it was … Continue reading What do men have to do with it?

My husband tells me he won’t hit me again, but how can I know for sure?

There are no guarantees he won’t abuse you again, and unfortunately, the chances are high that he will abuse you again if he's not addressing his problems in an accountability group and therapy. If your husband has physically or sexually harmed you, or if there is a pattern of verbal, emotional, or mental abuse, there … Continue reading My husband tells me he won’t hit me again, but how can I know for sure?