I realize it has been quite some time since I have written anything. Things have been coasting along, for lack of a better term. J and I began marriage counseling, primarily to learn to communicate more efficiently and clearly. In the process, he has discovered he has an intimacy disorder. This falls under the sex … More Oh Boy! What a ride…
What is true, real love? I suppose that’s a question we all have at some point in our lives. Some of us find the answer; some never do. I think I finally found it, as it applies to all the areas of my life. Please, allow me to explain. I have been married to the … More What is True Love??
My favorite flower is the tiger lily. It always has been for as long as I can remember. I’ve never really been sure why. I mean, they are a “ditch flower”. They grow in ditches alongside the road. In the dirt, and filth, and pollution, and garbage. As I think about it, I think that … More Tiger Lilies
On February 13, 2011, I posted the following to my Facebook. “This coming Saturday, J and I will have been married for 18 years. We have had our ups and downs. We have loved each other and hated each other. I wouldn’t trade him for the world. I love you honey, and I always will.” … More Some Pre-Anniversary Rambling
Your spouse doesn’t do the things you want. You deserve to be happy. You deserve to treat yourself. You work so hard. You deserve to relax. You have been so good on your diet. You deserve that piece of cheesecake. You never do anything for yourself. You deserve to buy that expensive thing. You put … More You Deserve It
How are you at encouraging others? What form of encouragement do you respond best to? Do you feel you give and receive enough encouragement? I feel that encouragement is something that is sorely lacking in our world today. As a woman, it is no secret that women more often tear one another down, rather than … More Well, that’s encouraging….