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Borrowed Hope

So, my husband and I are going to a counselor.  She is amazing.  Just a little FYI:  If you are having marital difficulties, find a counselor that does EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy). 1,296 more words


Not Actually Alone

I’ve been feeling alone for years now.

Granted, I’m not ACTUALLY alone.  I live in a household of people and pets, and frequently need to invent errands just so I can be by myself in the car for a few minutes and listen to the quiet. 728 more words


Mark 9: 2-8 Take Charge, or not

Mark 9: 2-8

2 “Six days later, Jesus took with Him Peter and James and John, and brought them up on a high mountain by themselves. 1,125 more words

I really need to buy a calendar.

And a daily schedule.

And just…to try to do it the best I can.

More than that – I need to actually do it. 1,209 more words

Honey, I Fired The Kids

So, I’m the Queen of Chore Charts.

It was about 15 years ago that I started requiring my children to do chores. It would have been quicker to get the stuff done myself, but I wanted to teach them how to take care of a household so that they would be able to take care of themselves when they reached adulthood. 771 more words


Personal Integrity

My old therapist always used to say that personal integrity was about belonging to you own life. I think he read that in an amazing book called ‘Anam Cara’ written by John O’Donoghue. 308 more words

Camping Deficit Hyperactive Disorder

So we went camping.  We do this a lot – it’s the only vacation that fits my husband’s boundaries of not flying/not sleeping in an unfamiliar bed/not spending much money.  1,144 more words