In response to ongoing conflict, I decided to read again Proverbs 31. I took a notebook and pen, my Bible and my dictionary. While reading, I made some notes. What follows are my thoughts, not about the woman in the passage, but these are thoughts about me, and my purpose in life. This post isn’t […]

S T U F F – Do ya really NEEEEED it?

Well, I can’t take credit for the acronym S T U F F – “something that undermines family fun”. This phrase came from my Flylady days; it resonated with me and I’ve continued to use it though I no longer follow her method closely. (I must admit, though, that I’m thinking about going back to […]

Just get started

‘Just get started,’ I told myself. I had a project I wanted finished sooner rather than later. I kept putting this writing off, not for any reason in particular but because it was simple and wouldn’t take more than a few minutes. ‘Oh I can fit that in any old time. I’ll just do it […]

Sometimes Memories Sneak Out…

  Sometimes memories sneak out of my eyes and roll down my cheeks. Before I can catch them. Before I even know they’re┬ácoming. I let them flow, embracing their healing touch. I was sitting minding my own business, scrolling Facebook as if I’d completed all my tasks for the day. PING! I have an instant […]

How To Forgive Betrayal

I heard some news today that left me reeling. That one simple sentence left me mired in the muddy feelings of betrayal all over again. I don’t know how many times I’ve thought I was passed “this” only to hear or read or see something that triggers these intense and terrible feelings again. Angry and […]