Insomnia is a gift sometimes. Last night, thanks to my bout of insomnia I caught a middle of the night talk show discussion on EWTN abut a 12 step program. I was so excited to learn that the Catholic church had an organized approach to helping the hurting, the lost, and the habit consumed … Continue reading Insomnia Led Me to A Catholic version of a 12 Step Program
4th & 5th Steps of My Marriage Step Study.
Well, I have to confess, I have failed at my own alphabet challenge. (a post a day for each letter of the alphabet!) Life and memories have gotten in the way unfortunately for the abc's.Memories, specifically my hometown's memories, is a new 'group' on my facebook this month. It has taken over like a virus, … Continue reading Alphabet Fail, Gratitude Prevails
challenge to self: write directions to self: one post per day subject matter: anything (nothing R rated..) starting with anything that begins with "A", and ending with something that begins with "Z". I am a little jealous of some friends who have decided to accept the NaNoWriMo challenge - for national novel writing month. They … Continue reading Alphabet Challenge
Not really a death wish, but more specifically, my wish for my death. I bet that gets attention. Seriously, I know death is not to be on my terms, but on God's, so, I have no intent of altering His plans there! It is what will happen after my death that I feel I should … Continue reading A Death Wish
Every day of my work week I have my list of things to do, things to accomplish, things to fix, things to start and a few totally unexpected things to do.... Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, (give or take). Then, from 6pm to 9pm (give or take), I have filled with other things I … Continue reading Weekends Aren’t for the Weak
In the not so distant past, I actually yearned for silence. Maybe Peace is the better word, but I thought it was silence I wanted. I am finding out that it is not at all what I thought it would be and I find only bits of real peace in the silence of my … Continue reading The Silence Can Be Deafening
The year was 2000, a very big year. Everyone was bracing for the new year with all of its promises and all of its threats. Warnings swirled: unstable computer programs, apocalypse fears, and the realization that this would end partying like it was 1999. We prepared for that year in many ways and looking back I know now that … Continue reading The Hardest Hike