Current events

I cannot understand, and certainly don’t condone, what is happening in Washington, DC right now. The same people who would not quit spending money on multiple investigations of one person, no matter how many times those investigations told them there was nothing illegal happening, refuse to do an investigation of the current administration issues around . . . → Read More: Current events

Valentine’s Day

Some people love and embrace Valentine’s Day; others despise Valentine’s Day as a made-up holiday designed to get you to spend more money. What do you think? I actually see both sides of the issue. I can see that Valentine’s Day is a great day to pay a little more attention to your sweetie to . . . → Read More: Valentine’s Day

More random thoughts

I am having a hard time cutting myself any slack these days. I know better in my head, but I just can’t seem to get there in my heart on some issues.

I seem to have an especially hard time believing in myself when someone else presents their reality of me, and it doesn’t quite . . . → Read More: More random thoughts

Random thoughts on the state of our country

I understand that some people think we have gone overboard with political correctness. I don’t understand why some people seem to think that the opposite of being politically correct is being rude. If that is the choice, then I will choose to be PC. I do not see the need to purposely hurt people, or . . . → Read More: Random thoughts on the state of our country

It’s not over until it’s over

I am going through some rough times right now, and I ran across something President Barack Obama said in his last couple days as president: “…the only thing that is the end of the world is the end of the world.” Wow – that really speaks to me right now. I think it is the . . . → Read More: It’s not over until it’s over

Embrace uncertainty

Embrace uncertainty – that’s what I have been advised to do. And to be honest – I don’t want to. There is very little in my life right now that is certain, and I am not enjoying it.

And here’s the thing: I have thought about it, and I HAVE to embrace uncertainty, if for . . . → Read More: Embrace uncertainty

Feel ALL your feelings

I am a believer in letting myself feel what I feel without censoring it. Sometimes that means that I have to come face-to-face with feelings that I wish I didn’t have, but there you go. It really does seem that I have to go through all the feelings to come out the other side.

I . . . → Read More: Feel ALL your feelings

My heart hurts for this country

I feel like I should be writing about the New Year here, and yet I am hung up on what is happening in our country right now. So I will ask the questions that are heavy on my heart right now. What is going on? When did we become a country of people so intent . . . → Read More: My heart hurts for this country

There is NO war on Christmas

Well, here I am again, writing another post about the non-existent war on Christmas. I almost made it all the way through the season, but I can’t help myself, I just have to mention it.

There is NO war on Christmas. You are welcome to say whatever you want to say. You may have a . . . → Read More: There is NO war on Christmas

Acknowledge the changes in your life

When something is over, it deserves to be acknowledged. Whether you are happy to see its completion or not, take time to say goodbye. It may be some event that is finished, a relationship that has run its course, a job that is over, or anything else.

It is hard to come to the end . . . → Read More: Acknowledge the changes in your life