An Empty and Full Heart

Rejection hurts on any level. I realize I've rejected others, but right now I'm consumed with the rejection I personally feel. Humor my narcissism. I need to lick my wounds. It might be the wine in my system, or it might be the end of a long hard week. Fact is I'm feeling really down, … Continue reading An Empty and Full Heart

More Drivel

There are some incredible people here on WordPress. Thank you WordPress for providing a wonderful product and service where we can come to enlighten each other. When we exchange beliefs, ideas and experiences on here in peaceful ways we make the world a better place. Thank you to all of you who do that for … Continue reading More Drivel

It’s the Small Things

I took the girls out to eat last night. Outback is always oh so delicious. Need I say more? I mean who doesn't like bloomin onions, steak and baked potato? Yum. That's progress and healing right there beautiful people. I do not pause long enough to celebrate the small victories. I'm going to repent. We … Continue reading It’s the Small Things

Well Done

...begin to dream new dreams. Faith can rekindle old desires and create new hopes, replacing some of the old dreams we painfully watched die. Nicole Johnson You might think the following thoughts fall in line with Nicole's writings in the quote above from¬†Keeping a Princess Heart, and you'd be half right. I picked up that … Continue reading Well Done

Face Fear

I am a human being who fails daily. I've also had epic fails that effected other people, namely my wife and daughter. I never set out to affect these kinds of effects. Fear, hunger and physical exhaustion cause some of them. As life evolves I look upon the choices that brought me to where I … Continue reading Face Fear

Epic Fails

Failure is on the docket today. Failure is a hard pill to swallow. But failure in my case has brought me to a better place. I'm tempted to list my failures, but I don't think that would be beneficial for any of us. I've been reading Marie Kondo's The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: … Continue reading Epic Fails

Some More Drivel

My friend Amy Bradford is a light in the darkness. Her battle with PTSD, and my battle with depression have made us two peas in a pod. Our conversations over the years have instilled in me a reality that I'm not alone. Depression makes you feel alone. It drives you to paralyzed fear, and when … Continue reading Some More Drivel

Being Sure of What I Hope For

Life is about give and take, tradeoffs and forgiveness. I hope I give more than I take. I'm experiencing a tradeoff now as I choose to write rather than watch television. Forgiveness is a daily practice because I let myself down every day. Never mind the limitless times others let me down. As I said, … Continue reading Being Sure of What I Hope For