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Blaming Before Morality: Why The Steubenville Rape Case Is So Horrifying

True to form, in 2011 the Onion delivered some of the most honest news that you will find in media today. In grim humor an Athlete Overcomes Rape. Fast forward … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

America – We Are No Longer The Greatest Country In The World

Some may disagree with this and that is perfectly fine. However, I grew up here. I have roots here. I used to believe America was one of the greatest countries … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 4 Comments

It’s Easy to Talk About Guns. It’s Time To Talk About Mental Illness.

In the wake of another horrific national tragedy, it’s easy to talk about guns. But it’s time to talk about mental illness. I am Adam Lanza’s Mother It’s time to … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bittersweet Day – December 14th 2012

Yesterday was such an awesome day. My son celebrated his 18th birthday. He moved out a couple months ago, so I didn’t get to celebrate with him, but I did … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

You Are Remembered…

Six years ago, on November 1st, I met the most beautiful man in I have ever known. He was handsome and funny. He was loving and kind. He was everything … Continue reading

November 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Heart of Stone

At church today , the pastor said a few things that really resonated with me. One of them was, I guarded my heart so well, to protect myself from those … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Mouth of Ignorance

Last night I was texting with a guy that I had gone on a date with about a year ago. We didn’t go on a second date because I was … Continue reading

October 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Core Strength

I found this on PostSecret and it triggered some very sensitive emotions for me. I think many people have varying degrees of PTSD. Sometimes we block out traumatic situations in order to … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

About Me

I believe that we all go through things in life that shape us, change us, and teach us. While many times we do not choose what happens to us, but … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

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