Parents are Like the Little Engine That Could

Life’s episodic deserts, jungles, and mountain peaks provide us with moments of defeat and victory. Our Adolescent Story may have chapters of disappointment. Our Young Adult Story may be like a meandering river. Becoming a person of faith is undoubtedly the epiphany of Our Life Story. We hope and pray that this gut-wrenching, nail-biting drama …

Our Greatest Cheerleader

We are born needing affirming words. Studies have been done showing that babies respond differently whether they see a frown or a smile. There are times when the people most vital to our care cannot give us what we need. It's a painful reality that often shapes our emotional development and taints our self-image.