Monthly Archives: May 2014

Turning to truth

Ah. It’s Monday, and I just posted a Monday rant as a kind of catharsis, but I don’t want to stay in that frame of mind. I can’t thank marsocmom enough for posting this song in a comment for me. … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about you

Just once… I’d love to express something and have a response that reflected caring and interest in what I just said.  This morning when I was bending with stiff muscles from the garden, I said, “Ohh… I’m so sore!” He … Continue reading

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Hello insomnia

Not sure what’s up with my recent insomnia.  Nothing is new that I’m consciously aware of.  The same old, same old.  Living the functional dysfunction when your spouse is like more like a platonic roommate, but it doesn’t tear me … Continue reading

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Cobbling shoes

“Into his handsome face, the bitter waters of captivity had worn; but, he covered up their tracks with a determination so strong, that he held the mastery of them even in his sleep.”  A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens … Continue reading

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On triggers and being human

Yesterday, I was trying on and off to help my youngest daughter with one of those dreaded… …close your ears if you don’t want to hear a swear word… Middle School Projects. Yes, it’s the P word that causes me … Continue reading

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Need You Now – Plumb

A reader shared a link to this song in a comment. It deserves its own space. Thank you, Lonelywife07!

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In your midst

Several years ago, someone I knew was in the process of separating from her abusive husband, until their pastor told her that she could no longer take communion because she was sinning by leaving him when he was sorry and … Continue reading

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The barn cats

This post is about the defense mechanism of disconnect.  Disconnecting is probably one of my primary defense mechanisms.  I don’t mean disconnect in the sense of mere detachment.  I’m not entirely sure I understand this dynamic, because it’s definitely one … Continue reading

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Reading my Bible

Months ago, I started reading my Bible every night at bedtime.  I used to do that when I was young in years and young in faith.  I chose to believe and follow Christ when I was thirteen years old.  Reading … Continue reading

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The morning of

I woke up early this morning, and I wanted to have coffee here with all of you.  Last night, before falling asleep, I read this verse: “Light arises in the darkness for the upright; He is gracious and compassionate and … Continue reading

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