Being Your Own Nurse – Single Life


Photo: Pixabay.com; Artist: DieterRobbins As much as being single has its many positive sides, there are those moments when a single person could use a partner to help. As the rain beats down outside making a sweet lullaby, I am in bed writhing in pain. Okay, maybe writhing is a bit strong but nevertheless I … Continue reading Being Your Own Nurse – Single Life

Soul Cleaning


I was going through my blog reading list and came across a post that resonated with me. BeautyBeyondBones talked about looking within yourself to see what needs to be fixed or cleaned. It hit me that I have some areas that need a little overhaul. The other day I was speaking with a friend who … Continue reading Soul Cleaning

When Life Gives You Manure


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

Relationship Longevity and Quality – They Are Not The Same


There were two men in my office, in the same day, for two different issues. What they had in common is they were in marriages lasting over 15 years. However, there was a significant difference in their marital relationships. Person A - Has anger issues, lashes out at spouse and children which causes arguments, fear, relationship mistrust and a marriage on the verge of collapse Person B - … Continue reading Relationship Longevity and Quality – They Are Not The Same

Single Support Frustration


Today, I am in a mood. It’s the irritated for no specific reason but there are underlying reasons kind of a mood. Oh course like many country songs, this mood spurred me to write about the frustration of finding good supports when you are single. I am in a unique situation. I am a single … Continue reading Single Support Frustration

Religious Conflicts – Hypocritical


How do you sincerely comfort and provide support to others you care about whose choices are the things bringing on their own distress? It happens in our lives all the time in which a friend or family comes to you for support but you know and have expressed that their choices and behaviors are the source of … Continue reading Religious Conflicts – Hypocritical

It’s The Little Things


"Thank you" "I appreciate you listening to me vent" "Thinking about you made my day" "I am here for you, you can talk to me when you are ready" We get up each day and go through life doing the necessary mundane things - work, kids, chores, bills and back to bed again - wash, rinse, … Continue reading It’s The Little Things

Periodic Mental Break Down


What does God want for me? People always say God wants the best for you but they are never specific about what that looks like in real-time.  To be fair, they can't because they don't know the future anymore than I do. If I should go with the Bible answer, then God wants me to have peace and … Continue reading Periodic Mental Break Down