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The old saying “when life gives you lemons make lemonade” used to be so trite to me. It always seemed to be a pat answer from happy-go-lucky people who didn’t have a lot of pain in life. 85 more words

What my mother taught me


My mother taught me some valuable lessons that I’ll never forget. Before I got married, she said; “Don’t ever let the sun go down on your wrath.” I often think of her words and how smart they were. 73 more words

Mental Health Resources

the mailman

i apologize; this will sound as if it is about me. In reality I think this story reveals everything about somelne else.

A few doors down, we encountered the mailman. 327 more words


Pain is a Thief

I’ve been living with chronic pain for more than twenty years. Over the years, the pain has expanded to different areas of my body and increased in intensity. 560 more words


Empathetic or Torture?

Yesterday two 17 yr old girls were killed in a car wreck.  I am currently sitting here crying over them.  I dont know them.  They went to a school in the same district but I have no connection to them at all. 173 more words

Do. Don't Speak.

I like people who are genuine and true.

People who are real and honest.

I like people who smile with their eyes, for that shows sincerity… 222 more words


The Ways of a Listening Heart

Comfort Listening

As an educator, I am well aware that we need to re-learn and be re-taught multiple times before we really grasp a new concept or skill.  310 more words

Conversations For The Comforter