Abandoned, But Not Forgotten

If I didn’t honor myself by returning to my past, and bringing vindication where I could, I would have been left abandoned. I would have abandoned myself. I had to force myself to remember me. Everything around me told me to stop seeking, stop turning over rocks. “Learn to live,” they would tell me. Didn’tContinue reading “Abandoned, But Not Forgotten”

Jewels, Gems & Gunpowder

I would love to hear from you! Sharing Saturday with you. Jewel: Are you doing okay after the aftermath of the holiday? There is another holiday coming. Are you prepared? I did okay through this holiday even though I was away from my children and grandchildren. That’s not something I’d prefer, but my heart isContinue reading “Jewels, Gems & Gunpowder”

Jewels, Gems & Gunpowder

I would love to hear from you! Sharing Saturday with you. Jewel: How do you reconcile something that is irreconcilable? I guess you do not. I’ve always secretly hoped that my family would be restored, repaired through grace and we could carve a turkey together some day. I don’t think that’s going to ever happen.Continue reading “Jewels, Gems & Gunpowder”

Jewels, Gems & Gunpowder

I would love to hear from you! Sharing Saturday with you. Jewel: My heart attempts to find purpose in life. Without purpose we are sailing our ships without wind. Seek a purpose driven life. Gem: There are six things the Lord hates, seven that are detestable to him: 1) A proud look [the attitude thatContinue reading “Jewels, Gems & Gunpowder”

Jewels, Gems & Gunpowder

I would love to hear from you! Sharing Saturday with you. Jewel: Gratitude defeats worry. Gem: God cannot love us any more than He does. He is love. Without Him we have poor examples of grace, mercy, hope and love. He doesn’t and cannot change. We need to move closer to Him. Metaphorical Gunpowder: IContinue reading “Jewels, Gems & Gunpowder”

Jewels, Gems & Gunpowder

I would love to hear from you! Sharing Saturday with you. Jewel: What day of the week doesn’t have a form of condemnation in it? I wish I woke up and felt worthy of the entire day, but I’d say most days I still struggle to find my worth. If I manage to find myContinue reading “Jewels, Gems & Gunpowder”

Jewels, Gems & Gunpowder

I would love to hear from you! Sharing Saturday with you. Jewel: On the meaning of love, what is it – truly? It certainly is not a warm, fuzzy feeling when you’re watching a romantic comedy, although I think some folks think as much. I am perplexed by what love really equates to. I’m givenContinue reading “Jewels, Gems & Gunpowder”

The Death of My Inner Child

There has been a lot recovery work around finding and healing your inner child. If you give it a quick Google search you get about 22,500,000 returns. I was probably five or six when my dad decided that we had too many cats in the world and he needed to rid us from the burdenContinue reading “The Death of My Inner Child”

Abandoned, But Not Forgotten

If I didn’t honor myself by returning to my past, and bringing vindication where I could, I would have been left abandoned. I would have abandoned myself. I had to force myself to remember me. Everything around me told me to stop seeking, stop turning over rocks. “Learn to live,” they would tell me. Didn’tContinue reading “Abandoned, But Not Forgotten”