There are people who are toxic to us. I’m not saying that they are horrible people, I’m simply saying that some people have no place in our lives, and there may be a variety of reasons for this. Of course, we need to walk away from anyone who is abusive in any way, there … Continue reading Toxic People
Prayer is a difficult word to define and it elicits a myriad of emotions. I have memorized many prayers and sometimes the mouth moves but the thoughts are somewhere else. Perhaps it is because the words are so familiar that I don’t pay attention to what I am saying. That is me ‘praying the prayer.’ … Continue reading Do you pray the prayer or does the prayer pray you?
My Mom spent her final two years in a nursing home, confined to a wheel chair, suffering from dementia. No matter how many times I went to see her there, I never got used to it. I would see many of the residents spending the day in the hallways, just sitting existing. I grew familiar … Continue reading Beauty in unexpected places
I had the great opportunity to spend the last few days on a boat with my sisters. My sisters and I have been through a lot these past few months, spending our days by our Mom’s bedside as she prepared to leave this world. After Mom passed, we went back to our own lives, as … Continue reading Wasted Time?
This Rose of Sharon bush in my yard always amazes me. It began blooming a few weeks ago and it looks like this until September. It is filled with flowers, one after another! As I was gazing at it this morning, the word ‘abundance’ came to mind and with that, my thoughts turned to God! … Continue reading Abundance
This post is written as a letter to myself today, because I am going to need these words. There are just some people who are negative about everything. Even on the best of days, they can find something to be negative about. I don’t think that I’m one of those people, but the problem is … Continue reading Dealing with negative people
I truly believe that it is so helpful to operate from a set of core beliefs. A few of mine are above. I do admit, that they may change depending on where I am in life or what I’m dealing with, but that’s ok. These are what I’m feeling like at this moment, and here … Continue reading Operating from your core