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.
Have you ever gone off the deep end on your kids? You blew a gasket and then regretted it later? I've been there and completely understand that every mother has her days... When my middle child, Devyn, was sixteen and had just passed his G1 license (beginners) he and I were out practicing his new … [Read more...] about Spilled Milk Spankings
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