Photo by Vie Studio on Pexels.com It's taken me a long time to feel comfortable in my own skin. I still can't say that I am completely there, but happily I have made tremendous strides in that direction over the years. I do find it sad that it took me until midlife to really accept … Continue reading Being Comfortable With Who You Are
Photo by Ksenia Chernaya on Pexels.com I don't care how you choose to live. First, let me start this out by saying that I don't care how other people choose to live. It's none of my business as long as they aren't hurting me or someone else. However, I feel I have a right to … Continue reading What Is Wrong With The Minimalism And Tiny House Fads?
Photo by Lukas on Pexels.com I came across the seldom used expression, "Keeping your own counsel", in an old book recently. A quick internet dictionary definition of this phrase is, "Say little or nothing about one's opinions or intentions". Though I have found this to be a very good thing to practice, it is seldom … Continue reading The Benefits of Keeping Your Own Counsel (Keeping your thoughts, plans and dreams to yourself)
Photo by Daria Shevtsova on Pexels.com My story Let me begin by saying that, like some of you, I have struggled with my weight for just about my whole life. I was of a normal weight up until age 3, when I had my tonsils removed. Prior to that, my tonsils had been in a … Continue reading Diet, Health, and the Christian. Time to make some changes.
Photo by Jeswin Thomas on Pexels.com Though I have felt drawn to write on this subject for some time, I have to admit that I was also dreading having to do it. Why? Well, lets face it, it is a huge subject to try and tackle. As any search on the internet will show you … Continue reading My Struggle With Loneliness As A Christian.
Photo by Yan Krukov on Pexels.com Most of you will not know this, but this is my first post in over a year. In fact, I had unsubscribed from my webhost and deleted my website, planning to never deal with a website again. "Why?", you may ask. Well, when I decided to be done with … Continue reading We are not to fear people…but I did.
What a year! What a year this has been and it's not over yet as I write this post in early November! It's just been one thing after the other. We've been dealing with this seemingly unending COVID mess for months (feels like years) and, as though that weren't enough, it was a presidential election … Continue reading When there is no God.
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com There are many causes of stress. I don't have to tell you that there are many causes of stress in the world. Money, health, relationships, jobs, kids...we could go on and on. However, what I want to focus on today is the stress that we bring on ourselves by … Continue reading Are You Stressing Yourself Out? (Social Media Stress)
Photo by Sebastian Ervi on Pexels.com Instagram Freeze? Who Cares? This past week the internet informed us that some entertainers (I try to avoid using the word "celebrity" because it makes them sound more important than they are) decided to do a 24 hour Instagram freeze in protest to Facebook's supposed failure to stop hate … Continue reading Entertainer (Celebrity) Worship or Who do they think they are? or Get a life.
No fan of social media. As you can gather from the title, I am no fan of social media. I think it has done way more harm to us than we know. I've been there. Let me begin by saying that I'm not looking down my nose at others. I too was caught up in … Continue reading The Narcissism Of Social Media (and other related problems)