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September

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Here’s to Healing

I was interviewed this week by author G.G. Vandergriff. We visited about healing. Here are some of the highlights of that interview. I hope you enjoy them and that you’ll share your comments. You have told me that you are passionate about self-worth. I have recently passed through some miraculous healing experiences, that have erased […]

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January

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Will They Tell You?

Telling is best. We know that. The best way to stop abuse is for the child or teenager to tell someone he or she trusts. That can be the beginning of better days. A trusted adult can take steps to protect the child from further abuse, and also notify the authorities so that other children […]

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January

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The Best Day is Today

I love to write. You might say it is my passion. I love words. I love the sound of words. I love putting them together and listening for the music. In a way it’s like putting a puzzle together and making a word picture. I love the color and texture and shape of words. I […]

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August

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For the Children

It’s been a while since I blogged. Maybe you noticed. I took a little bloggy break. Busy summer. Son’s wedding. Creating a Foundation. Building a Monument. Never enough time. On top of that, I always wonder Does anybody read this? If you’re reading this, make my day and leave a comment. It’s just nice to […]

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March

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About Pennies and People

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October

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Shaping the Dream part 3

Which stage of healing do you think this girl represents? Notice that she is doing normal things: playing with a ball, tying her shoe. What do you think is going on inside?

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October

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Shaping the Dream part 2

Here’s Nick Ryan working on one of his quarter sized models for A Healing Place. This piece features two black boys who may be brothers, and who are spending time together, and enjoying healthy touch.

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October

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Shaping the Dream

I recently had the opportunity to meet Nick Ryan. What a treat. Nick is a talented sculptor who is sharing his gift with us. He is helping to shape the dream called a healing place. You may remember that five statues are planned. They will represent the 5 stages of healing and will integrate children […]

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September

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Brandilyn’s Vision

Can I just tell you how much I love my illustrator? If you have seen Some Secrets Hurt, you know what I’m talking about. Brandilyn’s illustrations are perfect for the book. Not only are the illustrations beautiful, they are sensitive and meaningful. We make a great team. Shortly after I finished writing Some Secrets Hurt, […]

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August

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Will You Join the Fight?

Welcome to the official Some Secrets Hurt website, courtesy of Shadow Mountain. The wonderful folks at Shadow Mountain have been so good to me. They believe in Some Secrets Hurt. They understand the need and they believe the book can make a difference for children and families everywhere. They support the mission of the book […]