Category Archives: Forgiveness for Not Knowing

I Feel Happy When I’m Around My Family

I feel happy when I’m around my family even though we are different from other families.  Is your family different from other families? ~Excerpt from Book Three of the I Feel Happy picture book series My family is from Italy. I grew up hearing Italian, eating Italian food, and learning the Catholic religion.  I didn’t… Read More…

I Feel Happy When I Am Wearing Exactly What I Want To Wear

I feel happy when I am wearing exactly what I want to wear. Even if it is a little crazy. What do you like to wear? Is it crazy? ~excerpt from Book Two of the I Feel Happy series of children’s picture books I was in third grade when I realized, for the first time,… Read More…

My Mother’s Hands

My Mother’s Hands

Growing up, I didn’t really look like anyone in my family.  Adults would study me and proclaim that I must have come from the Milk Man.  When I was mad at my family, for whatever reason, I’d use this as a tool to feel sorry for myself, casting myself as the outsider. There was, however,… Read More…