Living Safe, or Living Seen

Living Safe, or Living Seen

Blend in! Don’t be seen! Stay in the safe zone! My unspoken goal for most of my life has been just that. Ironically it was not what I wanted….more than anything I wanted to be important to someone, I wanted to be seen.  I envied all the people who were...
Why is Life So Hard?

Why is Life So Hard?

“Mom, why is life so hard”? My 9-year-old son asked.  I have to admit it was almost like my heart skipped a beat.  My brain went into worry mode, what is going on in this little boys life that he would come to me with this question.  Although my thoughts...
People of Opinion, and People of Action

People of Opinion, and People of Action

I was helping with the cub scouts yesterday when I saw a call come in from work.  I excused myself, I was expecting the call and knew the answers to the questions that would be asked.  My co-worker said, has anyone called you, I said, “Yes, I have been on the...
I Don’t Believe You!

I Don’t Believe You!

“It doesn’t matter what you say, or what you do, I don’t believe you!”  I didn’t say it in anger.  I said it because deep inside I know it is true.  Until I believe it and until I know it in the depths of my soul, my brain will always...
Trauma and Narcotics, Not a Good Mix!

Trauma and Narcotics, Not a Good Mix!

This morning I decided I better read my last blog post to make sure it wasn’t just jumbled.  Whew….it wasn’t…… for the most part it made sense.  I was relieved. I have been in a bit of a trance since last Wednesday, my life has been a...