Mother’s Day is upon us. Many of us are preparing for a celebration with the moms in our lives. These wonderful souls come in different forms, but most of us have someone in our life that helped steer us into the man or woman we are today. I can’t help but think about the patients [...]
What Happens When a Patient’s Water Breaks the Morning of Her Baby Shower? We Move the Baby Shower to the Delivery Room!
As many of you know, HOPE provides roughly 50 to 60 baby showers every single year. These showers are a consistent highlight to our year as we get to experience the love of a mother for her child, the outpouring of support from our community, and the impact love has on broken situations. We recently [...]
“My favorite Summer.” This is a phrase I say to my daughter on a daily basis. Her response without prodding from me is, “My favorite daddy.” The first time I heard her say those words I nearly lost it. This seems silly, but these words are valuable. These words of affection and affirmation are meant [...]
Dear Mr. Turner, You don’t know me and probably don’t care to know me, but I have been watching the case involving your family and I felt the need to write to you. I cannot imagine what you are going through. I am sure this case has absolutely rocked your family and altered all you [...]
My plans for today’s post were changed last night. I had toyed with a few different ideas. I thought about tackling the abortion law in OK and what that means for the pro-life movement, sharing my opinion on Miley Cyrus and her new partnership with the largest abortion provider in the country, or diving into [...]
I see you. I understand you. I respect you. Your work does not go unnoticed. We set aside one day a year to honor you, but this one day never does you justice. You are an American treasure…truly a beacon of light in this dark and broken world. You are there for your child through [...]
I love what I do. I love coming to work at HOPE every day. I love seeing lives celebrated and transformed. I love to share these stories with you. I love all of this, but today’s post is a bit different. Today’s post is not me simply sharing a story. Instead, today we have a [...]