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!!!
Today is Jorjia’s 4th anniversary for her sobriety. It’s kind of like it is her re-birthday. Her new life of sobriety started 4 years ago today. ￼ I remember celebrating the daily, weekly and monthly victories; as she began this walk. 100 days which then led into 6 months, and finally that 1st year clean … More Happy 4th Re-Birthday!
Getting that unexpected call during the night made my heart pound. I instantly began to wonder what was wrong. The voice on the other end of the line was sobbing uncontrollably. My chest tightened. “I’m so sorry mommy. I am so sorry. I can’t stop mom. I can’t.” My heart sank. Terror filled me. My … More Just One More Drink
Here’s a bit of story, a little jaunt down memory lane, showing that God knows more than we do and that He has plans in place. This tale was from around 20 years ago. It was while we were living in Ohio, before we moved to Florida. We had traveled down for vacation and stayed … More When A Plan Comes Together….
Well here it is, here I am. I have been struggling with a dark cloud. A very deep, very dark depression – not to the point of suicidal thoughts (well nothing I felt I was going to act on). I’ve been mostly honest with people close to me about where I am and how I’m … More What Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?
Warm, inviting, just the right taste of cinnamon, the flavor of zucchini permeating the moistness of the bread, making it the perfect complement to a nice hot breakfast beverage. Then the over easy egg, the gooey yolk flowing across the plate and absorbing into the coffee cake. The firmness of the egg white, covered with … More Taste and See
Today I feel like I am in the rapids in a boat. I am holding the paddle but I’m just bouncing and slamming against the rocks as I race down the river towards the unseen; not scared just anxious. I am wondering what is around the bend? Have you ever felt that way? Like your … More Turbulent
I had planned to do Shipt Shopping. The wisdom of it certainly wasn’t there, as my best friend pointed out – I had been to the chiropractor two times the previous day because of the pain and discomfort that I was in. But stubborn as I am, when Ken kindly suggested that I take some … More Tears Falling Like Rain
**Disclaimer – the following blog post is solely the ever-expanding opinions and thoughts of me, Jorjia May. My hope is not to offend or anger anyone but to simply express myself and help others to think and hopefully to help them decide to expand and develop their relationship with their Higher Power** I grew up … More Who is God to You?
Today we could certainly use a trained monkey to help us out. Michael took out the video drone to relax after knocking out some pretty intense lessons in school, unfortunately it had a mind of its own and took off for a tree! Michael’s creativity and determination in rescuing the drone was unparalleled. I have … More Trained Monkeys Needed!