She’s got a Way…

So much has happened.  I have so many blog posts I want to write. (ain’t nobody got time for that anymore) Today though,  I will write about my tender-hearted J. Whenever I hear the Billy Joel song, ” She’s got a way”, I think of her. In fact,...

Hearty har har

Diffuse with humor.   Patrick and I learned this technique when Connor was just a little lad and we had to deal with his massive meltdowns. It works! The more I laugh about this, the easier it is to not cry.  I am so grateful for my friends.  Calling and stopping by...
You’ve got a Friend

You’ve got a Friend

“The fastest way to become the Master of your thoughts and emotions is through challenging situations. If your life is going along fairly smoothly, there are not the same opportunities that enable you to strengthen your power and become the Master of your...

Heart of the matter

You wake up one day, go for a run. Feed the kids, do some laundry then kiss everyone goodnight.  You wake up the next day and find out you have a heart defect. That’s exactly how it happened… I’m no different today than I was last week, but for some...

All Worldly Cares

Happiness and sadness run parallel to each other.  When one takes a rest, the other one tends to take up the slack.  ~Hazelmarie Elliott After years of cynical thoughts and gloomy humor I woke up one morning and felt gratitude running through my core.  I don’t...