As I hear a once strong woman now struggle with the possibility of death, I am moved to do something outside my reach - have more faith. My heart breaks for my mother as she tries to manage her failing health and reconcile her faith with her reality. This is the woman who was the … Continue reading Her Fear Pushes My Faith
Some days are hard to get up. It's even more difficult to get dressed and get out. It is not necessarily depression because there is no sadness but a pitfall lack of motivation and a heap load of fatigue. There is not much juice left in the mind and body except to be lethargic and … Continue reading Getting Up & Out Difficulties
I am not afraid of change and I tend to move when my internal clock says it's time to get going. After that message is sent to my brain, I start my journey. I feel like I am on a never ending journey that is like a roller coaster. I am not sure if I … Continue reading You Know When You Know
The truth requires a look into the darkest depths of our souls. It requires us to be raw and to lower the barriers in order to reveal the slow decay within.
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
The recovery process in life is arduous whether it is from injury, illness, traumatic event or emotional distress . When you are in the middle of your situation, your mind is busy reacting or planning to keep you afloat. It is almost automatic survival mode. However, once the urgency and crisis have passed, it is time for … Continue reading Learning to Recover
Yeah, I know, there should not be much to say but keep reading. I was bad 😈. I was all for the ‘I will save myself for marriage’ thing years ago until I honestly confessed to myself and God that ‘I don’t really buy into it.’ (Hold your stones). I still do support those who believe that no-sex before marriage … Continue reading Sex (lack of) and the Single Christian☺️
I am sure you have heard the saying, when life gives you lemons make lemonade or some other delectable lemon treat. I think that saying has an age shelf life. It may be for the teens and young adult years when life is simpler. After this time, life pulls the soft wool from your eyes and … Continue reading When Life Gives You Manure
Almost everyone is familiar with the expression 'the one that got away.' I know a few people have stories. The bottom line to such stories are about people who have loved and is longing for what they don't have. Whether the 'the one that got away' was real love, our minds create it as the epic sad … Continue reading Tired of Being Single – Love and Longing
It takes a lot to get up, put your gear on and drive yourself each day when there is no purpose or goals between wake up and bed time.