This week we had a contractor come in and put a backsplash on our kitchen walls. I've never had a backsplash in any of the houses we've owned, so this was a real treat. Jay had been here before when we had our moldy carpets removed and replaced. The first time he came, he saw Kyle running around the … [Read more...] about Struggling to be Patient.
I sent a box of chocolates to a woman who had offended me greatly. Let me tell you a beautiful story of forgiveness: The repairman looked up from my dishwasher. "Your last name is Henson. Did you use to live on Parkland Avenue?" "Yes I did," I replied. "Aren't you religious?", He asked. "Well no … [Read more...] about Chocolates, Flowers and the Repair Man.
When my family approached me asking if I’d like a celebration with friends and family for my Beauty from Ashes, book release, I said yes! A few days later the idea came to my mind that we could make the night about celebrating people with special needs and making them feel valued instead of just … [Read more...] about Red Carpet Miracle (True Story)
My book is at the publisher's right now, waiting to be formatted for publishing. I feel like I'm waiting for my baby to be birthed and I have all the jitters of wondering how the birth will go. When I show the world, my baby, will they think it's cute or ugly? While I wait, I learn more about the … [Read more...] about Erasing the Ugly Truth.
Have you ever asked God for a sign to confirm a decision you were making? I have many times, and most times I was not given one. But it was different this time. Beauty From Ashes The Story Behind The Title. For a couple of years, friends and family in Kyle's Facebook prayer group had been telling … [Read more...] about Beauty From Ashes The Story Behind The Title