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!!!
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?
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
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!
Tears burning behind my eyes, Satan whispering constant lies. I never can do anything right, Just quit, stop, give up the fight. The pain it presses deep within, Screaming in the depths of me, I will not overcome this sin, I am a failure – I can not win, I am a loser and will … More Worthless
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
Recently I have been dealing with major mood swings. I have been battling a lot of depression and feeling overwhelmed. This being the case I have been exploring ways to cope with these feelings. One of the things that I have found helpful is coloring. I have always enjoyed being artistic, but when I am … More Color Me Happy
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….