The Devil Made Me Do It

I can still smell it. The smell of wooden pews, old Bibles and stale coffee. It was the smell of my tiny childhood church. Pictures of a very white, blue eyed, brown haired Jesus hung in various places. Those pictures gave me such comfort. Especially one in which he is in a field surrounded by [...]

2020-06-10T13:21:41-06:00June 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Her Heart

Three weeks ago my mother underwent quadruple bypass surgery.  It was unexpected.  We were completely at a loss.  There was really no other option.  The Sunday prior, she was not feeling well and to be completely honest, had been struggling with shortness of breath upon exertion.  All her symptoms were explained away by other plausible [...]

2019-05-21T14:41:19-06:00April 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Can we teach each other how to learn to love our bodies?

Can we teach each other how to learn to love our bodies?   *Despite social conditioning? *Despite religious shaming? *Despite abuse? *Despite our own judgement? *Despite ongoing sexualization from a fearful society?   When can we gaze upon ourselves as a work of art? As a vessel that was created to do good things. As [...]

2019-02-07T11:19:38-06:00February 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clothing, Scarcity and Freedom

Clothing, Scarcity and Freedom   Anytime I add a new item to my wardrobe, I take out an item and either sell it or donate it.  In my case today, I took our SEVERAL items. Like 4 pairs of shoes, 2 jackets and 3 tops. If I haven’t worn them in the last year, out [...]

2019-05-21T14:41:19-06:00December 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Be Gentle with Yourself

  I guess you could say I'm one of those people who never stop.  Not even to sit down unless I'm in a meeting or sitting down to eat. Even then, I'm antsy. Those around me tell me to sit down.  Take a break.  "You're a whirling dervish"... or something in that order.  That’s me [...]

2019-05-21T14:41:19-06:00November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|4 Comments