On August 22nd my middle son and his fiancee had an engagement party. Well, that's what the invites said, but us parents and their siblings knew it was to be a surprise wedding! It went off just as they had planned! Some had suspected, others ha... Read more
I have been AF now for 721 days. In 9 days I celebrate 2 full years of sobriety. Along this journey to stay AF I also discover things about who I really am and how I got to where I am in my life. But none more then the one discovery I made on Su... Read more
Is honesty really the best policy? Is it better to tell the truth then to hold back so as not to hurt those that you love? Is it better to stay where you are needed and depended on in life, then to go where your heart desires? Is it selfish to w... Read more
Anger takes over and I kinda let it
It's there and it's creating a terrible mess
It wonders throughout and builds as it goes
When will it stop...nobody knows!
It's taking control of my inner self
Making its home amongst my thoughts ... Read more
Walk with me as I take this journey
Hold my hand and we will lead each other
Lean on me and I will carry you
Along the ups and downs we must go thru.
Catch me if I fall and can not stand
Hug me when I hurt or just need support
Ste... Read more
The path I take is mine to make.
If I sit still and do nothing, nothing will happen.
I open my heart, my mind, and my soul.
My health and my life is my only goal.
I look to the skies for it's there that will lead me.
The word and t... Read more
I shared this with one of my favorite Sparkteams this morning and feel it is important enough to blog to all:
Here is another of my daily emails that I wanted to share with you because I really believe this was me when I use to drink:
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Sweet and subtle
Calming and content
That's what this place does for me
For this, it is meant
Relax and enjoy
Escape into a dream
Go where I want to
Where rainbows through sunlight beam
Fantasize and wander
Through imagin... Read more
I haven't done this in a very long time
I lost the feeling months ago
I've search within and cannot find it
Where it went, I do not know.
I've tried so hard and looked within
But maybe it was never mine
Maybe it didn't come from m... Read more
Did my first assistant living/nursing home visit today representing our office and adjusted glasses for those elderly patients who are unable to get to our office. I had a WONDERFUL time and made some fabulous friends! I can't wait to go back an... Read more
Tragedies like yesterdays, really make me think about my own life and what's going on. There is so much missing and I can not get it back. The one thing I lost and can not find, is my friendship with my one and only sister. I distanced myself fr... Read more
1. a reply, either spoken or written, as to a question, request, letter, or article
2. a reaction or response in the form of an action
3. a solution
Sometimes it's hard when I don't have the ANSWERS. Sometimes it frustr... Read more
Michael W. Smith put it perfectly in his song...
Packing up the dreams God planted
In the fertile soil of you
Can't believe the hopes He's granted
Means a chapter in your life is through
But we'll keep you close as a... Read more