Sweet Sweet Dreams

I can say that it is possible to be in love and still wonder what went wrong in the prior relationship. Divorce damages the heart in a way that feels permanent. Yes, my present is comforting and sustaining and all that I ever prayed for and yet… I still wonder what it was I didn’tContinue reading “Sweet Sweet Dreams”

I asked the question and the answers weren’t what I expected 😁😃

So, I asked the question: “Do you feel loved?” I asked the 19yr old first her response: “Why? What did I do? Are you giving me back?” (She’s grafted in) I explained why I asked and she laughed, “Girl yes! You scared me! Wait, if I say no do I get a car? 😐 Next,Continue reading “I asked the question and the answers weren’t what I expected 😁😃”

Marriage 2.1 (Prized Wampum)

Today, I was asked by a random stranger if I enjoyed being married. I told her that I am very happy. She looked puzzled and stated that she’d heard that it’s hard and like being in prison. I told her that it is hard in that you have to overlook a lot and to removeContinue reading “Marriage 2.1 (Prized Wampum)”

Sexual Wampum~2

As a young woman, I spent most of my days just trying to fit in with whatever crowd I found myself adjacent to; even now I still find myself struggling NOT to do that. Honestly? I’ve never felt “a part” of anything. I’ve always felt as if I float through this life alone. Now whileContinue reading “Sexual Wampum~2”

…Learned To Be Content…

Philippians 4:9 Whatever you have learned and received and heard from me, and seen in me, put these things into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. 10 Now I rejoice greatly in the Lord that at last you have revived your concern for me. You were indeed concerned,but you had no opportunity to showContinue reading “…Learned To Be Content…”

Stressed, thy name is Desserts…

We’ve all seen it, “stressed is desserts backwards” or my personal favorite, “Too blessed to be stressed!” Well the truth is, when you’re experiencing stress, no amount of cute sayings will help to lessen it. The core of my stress is children. They are 15, 13, 11, 10, 5, and 1. At this moment theContinue reading “Stressed, thy name is Desserts…”

RE: A post from Sept 2010 by Single Dad Laughing

 I didn’t read the entire post as the writer asked I must admit I skipped from page one to page three of the very long post. I am very aware that opinion pieces are just that opinion pieces. I’m responding in this way because I wondered what was truly going on in the situation betweenContinue reading “RE: A post from Sept 2010 by Single Dad Laughing”