I’m not brave. I hide behind the piano when I sing at church. I’m not courageous. I’ll throw other people to the front so I can hide in the shadows, stay along the wall, keep my eye focused on escape routes. I live with anxiety. Anxiety is like living where you can hear, smell, taste, […]Read more "Anxiety and Me"
On Valentine’s Day we get caught up on significant others and singles awareness day. Trust me, I fell for it all too. I’ve never been lucky enough to have a relationship last through the holidays much less valentines. Instead of being weepy and mopey, I want to turn my mind to happy. Yeah, I don’t […]Read more "Here’s the Thing: Relationships"
Unlike the past ten years of my life, I didn’t set any New Year’s Resolutions aside from blogging 3x’s per week. The reason for this may be part experience and part tired of failing. Every year, I start out strong and then everything falls by the wayside. Last year I wanted to be a daily […]Read more "Here’s the Thing: Goal Setting"
I couldn’t take watching you incessantly scratch and lick at the rash on your stomach even after all my salve. I watched you have more bad days than good days, getting weaker with each sunrise. I watched you not wanting to wake or move in the mornings. So still that, ‘cept for the steady rise […]Read more "Goodbye, Sie."
When I become sad, depressed, discouraged, I turn to music. Mainly rock n’ roll from the early 2000’s and the 90’s but now my music ranges from jazz to big band to classic country and classic rock. I also turn to the same songs when I’m happy and life is going right. This last week, […]Read more "Music and Why it Attracts Me"
Diets aren’t that scary. Find out why!Read more "Here’s the thing: Diets"
Just breathe. Drink your tea. You’re still learning. It’s okay to get flustered and make mistakes. Slow down and stop thinking; just breathe. It’s in God’s hands and He will fix it. I have to move on and let things go; it’s out of my control. “I will make a covenant of peace with them; […]Read more "Just Breathe"