Tag Archive: special needs

Heroes behind the Hereos

My honey sent me a link this morning of a video that first made the YouTube rounds in 2006.  As I watched it, I was poignantly reminded me how powerful simple human kindness and the vision that one person can hold for another who doesn’t fit everyone’s preconceived notions of what a typical student, basketball…

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In Honor of Heroes

  On an impossibly perfect early September Monday ten years ago, the lives of all Americans were marred by a shocking display of evil perpetrated by fanatics, igniting a war on terror that still rages today.  I can still remember that fateful day as though it were yesterday.  But it wasn’t yesterday, it was a…

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A Mother Cries . . .

When it comes to our children, moms don’t need a reason to cry.  We cry when our babies take their first step, perform in their first play, break a bone, learn to ride a bike, lose their championship and graduate from pre-school, elementary school, high school, college . . . The highs, and in this…

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