Happy Birthday, Gabriel

I have had a very quiet day of rest.  After a busy weekend of speaking and traveling, I just needed some down time. With that down time comes lots of time to reflect and remember.  Today would be Gabriel’s 21st birthday.   I talked about Gabriel a lot this weekend, as I shared my pro-life […]

Once a Mother, Always a Mother

Note:  I am happy to say this has been published in The Catholic Post, the newspaper for the Peoria Diocese.  The link to the article can be found here. Twenty-one years ago, I celebrated Mother’s Day for the first time as a mom myself. I was just two months into my pregnancy, but already wearing maternity […]