The Day I Walked Out on My Husband and Children

The Day I Walked Out on My Husband and Children by Jolene Engle

I’ll never forget that day.  It was an ordinary day for the stay-at-home wife and mom.  A day filled with infant feedings, diaper changes, toddler tantrums, and training the strong-willed child.  A day of utter exhaustion laced with despair–at least in my mind. I didn’t know what else to do.  I was isolated.  Ill-equipped.  Depressed…. 

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A Hope-Filled Christmas

A Hope-Filled Christmas

Chronically-ill during the Christmas season.  A death of a parent on Christmas Eve.  A parent walking out of my life on Christmas.  No money to buy our kids presents.  The reality of not having a home to live in. I’ve experienced all of these things during this glorious season and it felt anything but glorious!… 

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