I don’t think that it’s unusual to wonder about how others see you. Most of us want to make a good impression and want others to like us. The question is, how far do we go to achieve that? When we begin to bend, to twist, and to distort ourselves, I think we’ve gone too … Continue reading Do you worry about how others see you?
I never pay much attention to my dreams. In fact, I don’t remember most of them. Once in a while I will have dream that frightens me so much that I make myself wake up. After I realize that it was just a dream, I force myself to stay awake for fear that when I … Continue reading Perhaps we should pay attention to our dreams
It’s been just over a year since I walked away from my work. Even though I wasn’t quite ready to leave, I felt I didn’t have a choice. Without getting into too much detail, I had to support my staff and myself. At the end of the day, I have to be true to … Continue reading It’s OK to walk away
I haven’t’ posted for a bit because I’ve been with my Mom for her last few weeks . About two weeks ago her earthly journey ended. Before I continue, let me acknowledge a few things: Yes, she was 93 years old and lived a full life Yes, she was in a nursing home with dementia … Continue reading But she’s still my Mom
I have to admit that peonies are one of my favorite flowers! They are just so magnificent and majestic. It takes a while before they burst open in all of their elegance, but it is worth the wait. They hide their beauty inside a perfectly formed round bud and who could ever guess that at … Continue reading Lessons learned from a peony
Dear Fear, Caveat: I only use the word ‘Dear’ because I do believe that in some circumstances you can be helpful, such as when I’m being chased by a lion….. Fear, you are like a wild weed which overgrows and strangles anything good and true. You play with my mind and distort my thinking … Continue reading A Letter to Fear
I spent the afternoon yesterday with my Mom who is in a nursing home with dementia. Last week she took a turn for the worse and I don’t know how many days I will have left to be with her. It’s a little difficult to communicate with her because she can’t have a conversation anymore … Continue reading Find a Faith PLEASE!