(This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) Spring is here, Earth Day right around the corner. We are back in Maryland this spring, building our dream house. I ache to get in the garden, to start creating something new and to watch it blossom into something beautiful. Winter is difficult… Read More »The Arrival of the Red Cardinal
(This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) Dear 60-Year-Old Me, I want to take a moment to talk to you about how amazing you must be for all that you have come through. I find it hard to think about who you must be, where in the world you have… Read More »Dear 60 Year Old Me,
Toxic connections are sometimes the hardest ones to spot because we are taught to try to find the good in people or to give second chances. “Don’t judge a book by its cover” is a good example of how we tell ourselves that what we see might not always be the truth.
When the attacks start you try to tell yourself lies, something to make it feel better. ” They are only words, I know it's not true.” But you hate yourself for taking it, wish you could say something that would make the words stop. There's nothing you can say, everything you try just makes it worse. If you fight back, it just gets uglier. Sadly, you can't walk away because… Read More »Not anymore – Stoping Domestic Abuse
Sometimes I'm no good at writing poems. I tend to lie about what seems to rhyme. Sometimes I am just terrible and can't find the words I have a mean temper when writing poetry. What does that say about me? that poems seem so hard? Sometimes I'm no good at being a Poet. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I wrote this poem back in 2014 as part of a… Read More »Mindfulness Monday -No Good