Not Throwing Away My Shot

“Do you have kids?” the paramedic administering my vaccine asked. “Yes. Two barrels of energy. They are 3 and 1.” “A pastor and a mom? Wow.” She said, smiling. “I want to tell you something important. You’ll be scheduling a 2nd dose on the way out, and I want you to do something for me.Continue reading “Not Throwing Away My Shot”

The Reverend Mama: I Love My New Year

“Pete the Cat was walking down the street in his brand-new white shoes.” I heard my Mom’s voice from the other room as she read my son his favorite book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by James Dean and Eric Litwin. (If you aren’t familiar with the Pete the Cat books, youContinue reading “The Reverend Mama: I Love My New Year”

Home Is Where The Turkey Is

“So what are you planning to do for Thanksgiving?” our pediatrician asked us. “Our family has a big dinner at my Aunt and Uncle’s house with our extended family. There’s 22 of us now. We’re not really sure how we’ll make it work this year.” “Yeah … you can’t make that work this year,” heContinue reading “Home Is Where The Turkey Is”