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I’m Sorry Self

Big, fat, crocodile tears now. Her voice shook as she gripped my hand a little tighter. “I didn’t think it would matter mom. It’s mine.”

My heart broke a little as I started to explain. “Baby, you have to respect yourself and your property. You have to know how to take care of things. You are just as important as anyone else and you have to treat yourself with as much, if not more, respect than you treat others. You matter. You are valuable. And so are the things you care about. But you have to set that standard and know that first. Do you understand that?” Continue reading

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“Room”

The doorknob hits my hip as I stand there, still groggy, toothbrush in hand. “Mommy, can you make room for me?” I scoot over, pulling my robe closer around my body as she walks in and hugs my waist. “Good morning … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Friday – Manchester

Chapter 1: Birthdays are the best! I can’t wait to see her reaction when she sees her gift! I never really thought about birthdays much until I had my own child, my wonderful little Lyla. But when I looked into those … Continue reading

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My daughter, the warrior princess

Jaylah Joy, I love being your mommy. I am so glad you were born. You are my warrior princess. My darling girl, there is NOTHING you cannot do. Philippians 4:13 says “I can do all things through Christ who gives … Continue reading

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May 10 – Dear Mom,

We are all grown now, the eight babies you birthed. I am not sure how that feels. But I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know how much I appreciate you. I know we don’t get much time together, … Continue reading

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Someday, Today.

I deactivated Facebook today. Incredible thought, isn’t it? A life without social media. I am sure it won’t last forever. But on this “day of love”, I am beginning to realize a few things. I realized that someday there won’t … Continue reading

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