Birthday Bliss & Blisters


Photo by Harleyq2 I am always thankful that God has given me the opportunity to see another year of life. In usual fashion, I took my birth week off from work and this time, I decided to add my parents to the mix. They celebrated their anniversary. My parents are aged and I had decided … Continue reading Birthday Bliss & Blisters

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A CHILD’S TRUTH ADULT ANGER


This weekend was both good and bad. It was the long three days - hung out at the beach, watched an air show and had a fabulous time with family and friends. It was great! As a few of us family gathered to eat at a little Italian restaurant, a conversation ensued that ripped into … Continue reading A CHILD’S TRUTH ADULT ANGER

Sorry, I Am Not Your Blessing


Photo by Giftpundits.com on Pexels.com Our warped ego tells us that we are the best thing since gluten-free whole wheat slice bread. We are the heart-healthy gift to everyone. Wait for it... No, we are not! When the emotionally wounded retell their country-music-broken-heart-sad stories, they are the victims of a selfish ogre, the precious peach … Continue reading Sorry, I Am Not Your Blessing

Boundaries – Disappointing Self


Recently, I found myself very angry. Red hot poker angry at someone. I was at home stewing and marinating on why 'you' made me angry. After hours, sleep and more ruminating, I could not stop feeling all these emotions - betrayed, disappointment, used etc. I felt so justified. I felt like a victim. Right before … Continue reading Boundaries – Disappointing Self

The Unresolved Destruction


I hold on to the good things while dismissing the bad things or I hold on to the bad things which eclipses the good things Which one are you? When people walk into a therapist's office,  they are usually at their wits end. Their way is no longer working - the cup hath runneth over … Continue reading The Unresolved Destruction

God’s Grace


The story has been drilled into every Christian's religious lesson about God's grace. He came, He saw, He forgave, He died and He rose. We are all saved by His grace and mercy. 'We are saved by grace' is such a beautiful concept to read, hear and sing about but it can be a difficult concept to accept. … Continue reading God’s Grace

The Trust Is Broken


Trust is one of the founding fathers of any strong relationship It strengthens a bond and forges a formidable connection It makes love sweeter and worth every effort It gives you confidence that your relationship can survive any test   Then something happens and trust is cracked, broken, or shattered It starts a nightmare that cycles doubt and … Continue reading The Trust Is Broken

A Message To A Troubled Marriage


That's where you belong, in the arms of the woman you fell in love with so long ago That's where you belong, spending time with the father of your children That's where you belong, making plans, making love and building a future Every marriage has its turbulence but each person has a choice Looking outside … Continue reading A Message To A Troubled Marriage

Keeping It Real – The Personal Edition


Last year was the year of making some "I would never in a million years do that" decisions. Enough to the point, that I had to re-examine my integrity, values, identity and most importantly strength. The realizations is that I am capable of thinking, saying and doing things that I would never have imagined. It is … Continue reading Keeping It Real – The Personal Edition