It’s in God’s hands

It’s in God’s hands

​ I have two children, one with my first husband and one with my current husband. My son from my first marriage has never recovered from his father leaving us.  He has always been exceptionally bright, and he was a joy growing up. When he was 11 years-old, issues with...
I can’t change my daughter

I can’t change my daughter

​ Our family would be considered a typical family. My husband and I have been married for 31 years, we have a 29-year-old son who’s married with children and a 23-year-old daughter. Our daughter was always the social butterfly. She included the kids who were not...
I can’t change my daughter

There is always hope!

​ After my son graduated from college, he lived on his own and picked up a few jobs before he started working for a bank – he was in his mid-20’s. He was doing very well at the bank and was working in the mortgage department. He advanced up through the...
I had to learn to accept the hard truths

I had to learn to accept the hard truths

​ When my son, Trevor, was 24, I had to come out of denial and admit he had an addiction. Trevor is my son with my first husband, Michael. Michael and I both struggled with drugs and alcohol. You may be thinking “No wonder he’s an addict.” Truth be told, with my...
It’s Okay for Me to be Happy

It’s Okay for Me to be Happy

​ Our family consisted of mom, dad and three children. I was married for 20 years to an abusive man who regularly beat and humiliated everyone in the family. When I finally left, my daughter Nancy had just turned 12. Her brother had already moved out and her older...