As a single foster mom, I was often praised for having a “big heart” to accept a child into my home. However, the experience and journey of being a foster parent requires so much more than a big heart. I truly believe it is a calling. Perhaps you feel that calling on your life OR… Continue reading “Project Love” – Together We Rise Fundraiser
Adulting I love this picture for so many reasons! With 32 around the corner, I must say… “adulting” is an act that I am still perfecting. I am an extremely goofy/playful person and with the exception of certain time periods, that is typically my normal. There are some days when I think…” Why is [insert… Continue reading 9 Days to 32- A Reflection Series
Moment of Reflection/Silence While on social media this week, I read a post about a 14 year old girl who live streamed her suicide on Facebook Live. It brought tears to my eyes…for her lost life, for the anguish and helplessness she must have experienced…for her reasons for sharing her final moments publicly. It breaks… Continue reading 15 Days to 32- A Reflection Series
END OF YEAR REFLECTION – Brian K. Rice For the last three years, I have completed “End of Year Reflection” questions and chosen a “word of the year”. I can ponder and preseverate with the best of ’em. However, there is something tangible and real about putting words on paper. It leaves no room for… Continue reading 23 Days to 32 – A Reflection Series
Hey guys! I’ve been going through some health issues for the past week or so. All my extra energy is going to graduate school. I hope to return soon and hopefully well.
2006/2007 Senator Barack Obama visited near Arizona State University so a fellow nursing student and I attended the event. It was a wonderful talk. Afterwards, we were able to shake his hand and get an autograph in his book. Fast forward and……WOW! He ran for presidency and won! I am honored and blessed to share… Continue reading 12 Days to 30
2008/2009 I L-O-V-E me some Janet Jackson. I’ve been a fan since I was allowed to listen to her music. I could listen to Rhythm Nation all day. When she visited Phoenix, it was a given that I had to be in the audience! I got a hair style inspired by her Velvet Rope album… Continue reading 13 Days to 30