The tipping point had come. I stopped sat on a rock on the side of the path and started crying. Not a big baby embarassing cry. It was the kind of cry that only people who really know you, or what you were experiencing would be able to […]
I like to make people laugh and then say, "hmmm." If I have done that then I have successfully changed the way you have seen the world.
This evening something so shocking happened I caught myself crying. But the story didn’t start today. It began last week. My reading from last week motivated me to put a little more kindness in my life. So, I have made a concsious effort to express appreciation for the […]
Before I tell the story I gotta give some background. Early in my marriage I returned home one evening to a very unhappy husband. He hardly ever is unhappy so when he’s upset we know it’s gotta be bad. Anybody that has known us for any amount of […]
Up until now only those close to Mr. B and myself know there was an unresolvable point of contention in our marriage. Note the “was.” This means this story will end either with a gushy awww or a giggle. So here we go….. Oh the point. My husband […]
Seventeen years ago I was a divorcee with two small children. My oldest was four and the youngest was two. They were and still are my world. Having said that, I was looking for something a little more exciting than Ninja Turtles and Sesame Street to make life be […]
I woke up looking for my glasses. Without them this writer is legally blind, and using the restroom is a risk. After 60 seconds of groping around the headboard, the floor underneath my side of the bed and Mr. B’s side of the bed I came to the […]
There is a bible verse that says God will exchange “beauty for ashes, The oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness.” Which is all good and well when you’re reading it, but it doesn’t feel so good when a person is in the first part of each of those exchanges.
This year I’m going to be thirty plus twelve. So I got an idea, and invited my bible study class to come over and share some country food. I love all kinds of food, but my heart really gets into food from the Southern region of the states. […]
A friend that has gorgeous daughters brought this story back to memories. She has three gorgeous daughers; and if they have her sense of humor and bubbly personality-boys will be an issue in the years to come. So I told the father of the three girls, also known […]
O.k. We are going back to school. I am teaching and my sons are going to college. Charlie is my baby and the did I teach him all he needed to know about life questions are lurking in the recesses of my mind. So those last minute conversations are frequent […]