I believe there is no greater tragedy as a parent than experiencing a child’s death. Even worse, is when that child perished as a result of violence. It’s a parent’s worst nightmare!
Archive for February 2013
I’ve never been divorced. I’ve only ever been married! But recently (the past year and a half to be exact), I’ve seen a ton of marriages collapse, some of which took our breath away (in other words- “In a million years, we didn’t see that coming,”). Divorce is just tragic on all accounts. It’s sad, regardless of the circumstances surrounding it. It gives my wife and I a lonely feeling when we hear about a marriage falling apart. Our hearts break.
Remember the first time you dreamed of getting married? For girls it was early on, most likely around their 5th or 6th birthday. A little girl would have the entire day mapped out- what her dress would look like, who would attend the wedding, what the groom’s name would be, and on and on.
This is a guest post by Agnes Jimenez who is a professional blogger and writer. She writes for many online establishments and currently partners with HelpYourTeenNow.com in spreading awareness about troubled and depressed teenagers (and how to deal with them). The Family Compass aims to increase awareness on the current psychological and societal stresses of today’s teens and how these factors affect the future of our society. You can also check out her personal blog, or follow her on Twitter.
It’s been a little over a week since Beyonce took the stage for the half time performance of Superbowl XLVII in New Orleans. Immediately following her performance Twitter and Facebook was buzzing with criticism, praise and even condemnation. From a production standpoint (which I’m a huge fan of), I thought it was stunning and engaging. From a performance standpoint (which I can often look past), I thought it was of the ‘cleaner’ I’d seen in recent years, (everything is now graded against the “wardrobe malfunction” performance from a near decade ago). I have to be honest, much of the negative