In the year 2020, many begged for time to speed up, to get us in to 2021 and out of the craziness we were living in. It was as if we believed that if the calendar changed – so too would our circumstance. Funny, isn’t it? As if wishing time away could happen, and if … More Turning Back Time
I reflect back on when Jorjia and I talked about creating Conquer With Hope. Life was certainly different then! It was funny, Jorjia and I both felt led to write a blog, and we were kind of nervous about approaching each other, because unbeknownst to us – we both felt led to write one and … More Happy 4th Birthday Conquer With Hope Blog!!!
Have you ever had that conversation with a five-year-old? You know, the one where you make a comment or statement and they ask “why?” You explain it they ask “why” again? You may continue to explain or you may get frustrated and brush it off. But no matter how many answers you give them, they … More But, why?
As I begin to jot this down, I am practically in tears. Today has been one of those days. Perhaps you can relate. I had grand plans. I had my alarm set to have plenty of time to accomplish all that I needed and not be rushed or stressed. And yet…. here I am running … More Pull Over!!!
Currently one of the hats that I wear is UBER Driver. Sometimes I do UBER Eats, occasionally I deliver a package, but mostly I give people rides. I have had people ask me if I am afraid to drive. They ask if I am afraid of strangers getting into my car. They ask why would … More To UBER Or Not….
As part of my 12-step program I have learned that most of my bad decisions have been the result of fear. I feel fear – so I react, fight or flight. I lash out or I shrink away. Even if the surface emotion is different when I look closely the core belief or emotion is … More Choose Love
It blew my mind that I almost got scammed. Not that I believe that I am better than others that have gotten scammed, actually it is more so that I doubt the ‘to good to be true’ so much that sometimes I know I miss opportunities. This time though, I did the research and while … More Almost Scammed
Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Time marches on, even as we are sheltered in our home. Time doesn’t stand still just because it seems that our world has derailed. Even though some days may feel as if the minutes crawl by, in reality time is moving at the same pace as it always has. It is … More What Are You Thinking About?
Coronavirus. Covid-19. 2020 hasn’t started out the way that many of us expected. I am not going to downplay the seriousness of it. I am not here to discuss it. This post is actually to take advantage of the cards we currently have been dealt, to get you and I thinking in a positive way … More A Time For Reflection
This morning I was thinking about the fact that in January, our daughter Jorjia achieved 4 years clean and sober. So, about 5 years ago, she was in active addiction and homeless. I was in awe thinking of the changes that have happened in those 5 years. Honestly, 5 years ago I couldn’t hand her … More 5 Years of Changes