This Little Light


I want to share a poem with you all that I read a while back on another’s blog.  I’m sure some of you will not like it.  Anyone who has been in my position, they will get it.  They will understand.  After I read it the first time all I could say was “Wow!”   Continue reading “This Little Light”


The Day I Skipped School



When friends asked me to skip half a day of school with them I knew I shouldn’t but I wanted so much to feel like any other 15 year old girl. After much discussion I finally allowed myself to be talked into it. So off we go, myself, 2 other girls and 2 boys. Our first stop was at a little convenience store in East Jena. Everyone starts bailing out of the truck and I say I’ll wait there. They all poked fun when I said I was afraid someone would recognize me but I knew it was best not to take the chance of being seen out. I sat in the truck waiting for them to return when another truck pulled up to the store. I tried to keep my head down but couldn’t resist looking up to see who it might be. Well, it turned out to be a man that  worked with Bobby.  He had seen me too.  I knew right then I was in big trouble. All I could do was pray that he wouldn’t tell. Continue reading “The Day I Skipped School”

Silence is Golden?


Things have been very quiet in my CASA case.  Frankie is doing well, growing stronger and getting bigger.  He’s starting cutting teeth so he’s chewing on everything.  I visited with the foster dad today.  They are meeting with the adoption attorney early next week.  Hoping to have the adoption complete before the scheduled hearing next month. Continue reading “Silence is Golden?”

Children Need Your Attention


Many children suffer this type of abuse everyday yet these parents don’t see themselves as being abusive.  Children don’t misbehave because they are bad children, they are misbehaving to get someone’s attention.  They believe negative attention is better than no attention.  Breaks my heart to see this happening!