Love is Love

Love.  Something we cannot live without.  We desire to give and receive love- on many levels, not just romantic.  It’s basic human instinct and is vital for our soul and emotional health to thrive just as oxygen and food and water are necessary for our physical body. Why, then, is love so hard?  Why can’tContinue reading “Love is Love”

Strong Women Haters

This is a touchy subject for me.  Growing up I was called “stubborn”, “defiant”, “moody”, a “bitch”, “opinionated” – I never seemed to go along or get along in the family as the only girl with two brothers being raised by my father. For twenty years my father used all his Army Reserve Psychological OpsContinue reading “Strong Women Haters”

Fear Energy

If there is a silver lining at all to the 2016 American Election Cycle is that we have very visible proof of what what happens when an entire nation is frozen in fear.  Both sides of the election made the entire thing about which side we needed to fear more.  And the fear-mongering continues on still.Continue reading “Fear Energy”

Forever Lasts Forever

Dearly beloved We are gathered here today To get through this thing called “life” Electric word, life It means forever and that’s a mighty long time… 2016.  The year we lost Prince.  David Bowie. Alan Rickman. Muhammad Ali. Elie Wiesel. Gene Wilder.  John Glenn.  And so many others who uplifted us, made us laugh, taught usContinue reading “Forever Lasts Forever”

Achey Breaky Heart

Sometimes the pain we feel is so intense that we think our hearts could explode.  Just know that your heart cannot actually break from this pain. Sure, stress and trauma can cause damage to your body – that’s not the kind of breaking I am talking about.  I’m talking about the kind of heart breakContinue reading “Achey Breaky Heart”

Life is Short

I’m creeping up on the 5-0 and will reach that milestone in a couple years.  On my latest birthday I got to thinking about just how different 50 is to my generation than what it was to the boomers.  At my age, my mom was a grandmother (though she looked so young) and had lessContinue reading “Life is Short”

Mothers and Sons

Show me a mother with a son and I will show you woman trying very hard to raise a man who treats women well, is responsible, hard working and a person who will make a fine husband and father one day.  Not in all cases, but my experience is that this is what we wantContinue reading “Mothers and Sons”

The Cowboys are Winning!

I am a girl who loves football!  That’s not to say that I know everything about the game – but I can hold my own in a conversation with my brothers.  I am also lucky enough to have a husband who doesn’t mind answering all my questions during the game. My favorite level is collegeContinue reading “The Cowboys are Winning!”

Living in Gratitude

Just a quick post to give you this gratitude printable.  Print one for the week or one each day and start your gratitude practice.  Gratitude is the key to happiness, I am sure of it. Write out what you are grateful for, then list a complaint you have about something in the box on theContinue reading “Living in Gratitude”