Becoming a Mother This little life that is now mine to raise, to mold, is a dream come true, a prayer answered. I pray that my son will be an independent loving compassionate man. This beautiful little boy has blessed my life in ways I didn’t even know possible. It’s been 12 years of heartache … Continue reading Becoming a Mother
The love of a dog is one of the natural worlds wonders. Some dogs you meet and you know there is an instant connection. I know that in my own experience. I can tell you the exact moment when I fell in love with each of my pups. Even through my childhood we always … Continue reading Adonis, The greatest Dog to Ever Live
Have you ever just sat back and looked around only to realize you miss the people that are no longer on this earth? I know I do. My grandparents are all gone; they passed away at young ages, creating a void in my life. I was in my 20’s when they all passed. For a … Continue reading Eternal Legacy of Grandparents
Cooking is a wonderful device we modern humans use to convey many things; much more than just filling our stomachs or giving our body energy. Cooking is a labor of love, a passion if you will. Either the soft romantic love or the heat of a sexual encounter comes rushing to my mind. How does … Continue reading The Passion of Cooking
“It is finished,” the famous words uttered by Jesus Christ himself as he hung on the cross with his human body dying. This time of year makes me ponder those words as Easter is fast approaching. It is finished; the absolute finality of those words leaves me in awe. The sins of mankind heaped … Continue reading Holy Week Pain, Easter Morning Joy.
The word coffee evokes something primal in me. I need it to wake up, if it is not in my hand in ten minutes I start to crave it and my mind can’t be deterred from thinking about it. What is about this drink that has me hooked. Remarkably it is not the caffeine … Continue reading An Ode to Coffee
Fear, anxiety, dark, alone, all these words evoke a sense of panic. What is it about fear that is so crippling? Fear is not really a unique human emotion either, animals have been documented to experience fear. Fear drives us to fight, flight or freeze. We as humans are sometimes controlled by fear, even unrecognized … Continue reading Life can Create Fear with a side of Anxiety
Family relationships are uncharted ground every single day. They ebb and flow morphing into friendships overtime if we allow it. What strikes me about this topic is the absolute guarantee that these relationships will change as we grow though the stages of life. Not everyone has the same relationships with their family members, in fact … Continue reading Family Relationships As an Adult
Family relationships are uncharted ground every single day. They ebb and flow morphing into friendships overtime if we allow it. What strikes me about this topic is the absolute guarantee that these relationships will change as we grow though the stages of life. Not everyone has the same relationships with their family members, in fact … Continue reading Family Relationships in Adulthood
A few times in life decisions come along that sort of shake up everything you think about the direction of your life. When your faced with these decisions two options arise, run away from it or face the decision. Swallow the urge to run instead tame the decision. Thinking about conquering the decision is … Continue reading Hysterectomy or No?