Everyone Needs a “Boo”

Everyone Needs a “Boo”

Life is hard. It is the simple truth. Try as we may, that will never change. Let’s be honest, before Charlie died, life wasn’t always without flaws. We are human and we all have our “crap.” We have our insecurities, relationship issues, bad childhood experiences that...
To Charlie, on your Birthday…

To Charlie, on your Birthday…

My wonderful, sweet boy, Happy Birthday in Heaven.  We wish we could hold you, snuggle you close and watch you eat birthday cake.  We wish you could hold your baby sister Causby, let Ellie help you blow out your candles, and see you run and play with your friends...
Charlie’s Watering Hole

Charlie’s Watering Hole

We have been back only a week and it still seems like a dream to have seen the fruits of “our” labor… I say “our” because each of you who believe in us, in Charlie, and the work his Foundation does, made this dream come true. Last year, we hoped we would be able to...
Paralyzing Fear

Paralyzing Fear

Michael and I just returned home from our latest venture to Ethiopia. We spent twelve days, including travel, visiting rural and urban areas of the country where Charlie’s Heart Foundation works. It was an amazing, difficult, and eye opening experience, as it always...
We Can’t Fix, but We Can Empower.

We Can’t Fix, but We Can Empower.

Empowerment:  “the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one’s life and claiming one’s rights.” I have a lot to learn about serving others through Charlie’s Heart Foundation. The more I discover, the more I realize how...
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