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My One and Only

Let me introduce you to my son, Kyle Benjamin. He is 'my one and only.' This blog is dedicated to him, his memory and the many ways his death has impacted my life forever. You will learn more about Kyle and his story as time passes, but today, just look at my beautiful boy. 

September 3, 2019

The stranger on the street can't tell by looking at us moms that we've lost a child to suicide.

This month is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. We must talk to our friends, our loved ones. Talking to them about suicide will not make them want to take their lives. What...

July 6, 2018

1998—Kyle was 10 years old.

One weekend, Kyle, his dad, and I were watching a move like we often did. And I remember commenting, “You know something bad is about to happen because of the music.” Kyle looked at me completely baffled and asked, “What music?” Even after be...

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Finding my Joy, again..

Hi, my name is Joy. I'm a 50-something Jesus follower in progress, finding new purpose in this life of mine after tragedy struck, changing its course forever.

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