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An Angel Gains Her Wings

There is no footprint too small to leave an imprint on this world. -Unknown Moments of Quiet Reflection  On Sunday, October 27, 2019, at New Beginning Christian Ministry in Birmingham, Alabama, Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney was laid to rest, escorted to heaven in a horse drawn carriage, her tiny white casket adorned with pink and purple […]

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I Don’t Want to Leave You

“We’re going to change your treatment.” Stunned silence. Mouth open. Questions flooded my brain and fought to be the first out of my mouth. “Why?” Was all I could manage.  “There’s a small spot on your lung. The cancer has come back.” Back. It’s back. It’s back in my body. I have cancer. Again. Here […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness (and Prevention)

One Mom’s Journey Through The BRCA1 Gene & A Preventative Double Mastectomy

My dear friend, Anne, and I first met at new student orientation when we transferred midyear into Samford (Sam not Stan!) University. Neither of us knew anyone else, and we bonded quickly over the fact neither of us liked our experience at the University of Alabama (Roll Tide anyway, right?)! Fast forward more years than […]

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Teach Them Love :: Creating a Movement for Change

Recently, we have seen devastating acts of terrorism and mass shootings displayed across the country. From small town churches and schools, to large concerts and news stations; the effects from such violence are felt close to home. Because of these scary times, law enforcement and first responders are being trained differently. More specifically, they must be […]

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