Mirror Mirror ~ U C U ~

Introspection — what better way to start a week. Question: How do you obtain eternity? We are living eternity right now. It’s nothing that is obtained. Whether we believe it or not, this life continues into the next — making our life right now eternal. What does that mean? It means that I can handleContinue reading “Mirror Mirror ~ U C U ~”

Mirror Mirror ~ U C U ~

Introspection — what better way to start a week. Question: When you hold a mirror up and look at yourself, what do you see? God has taught me time and time again to look at myself. By removing my eyes from others, I began to grow. I was so accustomed to guarding myself against harm,Continue reading “Mirror Mirror ~ U C U ~”

Mirror Mirror ~ Caught Red-Handed ~

Introspection — what better way to start a week. Question: How would your life have played out differently if your abuser was caught red-handed? Star Telegram headline, “Teen records Texas man groping her on flight, feds say. Now he’s going to prison.” The man received 20 months in prison. You see he was caught red-handed.Continue reading “Mirror Mirror ~ Caught Red-Handed ~”

Mirror Mirror ~ What are Emotions For?

Introspection — what better way to start a week. Question: What are emotions for? Pain, agony, grief, suffering, joy, happiness — emotions run the gambit of life. Gambit means “an action, or opening remark, typically one entailing a degree of risk, that is calculated to gain an advantage.” Emotions are tactical. They allow us toContinue reading “Mirror Mirror ~ What are Emotions For?”

Mirror Mirror

Introspection — what better way to start a week. Question: How do you perceive God? Who do you think He is? It’s taken me most of my time on earth to understand his graceful, loving, forgiving nature. Time and time again I find myself asking Him to forgive me. His answer — I already have.Continue reading “Mirror Mirror”

Mirror Mirror

Introspection — what better way to start a week. Mother’s Day was yesterday. The day was terribly hard for me. When I chose to stand up and fight this enemy of incest, I knew the battle would not be an easy one. I stay true to that commitment even when it hurts. And, it hurts.Continue reading “Mirror Mirror”

Mirror Mirror

Introspection — What better way to start a week. The only person you can change is yourself. Ask yourself these three questions: Who were you 10 years ago? How are you different today? Looking at relationships we keep, is there someone who motivates our choices through hush money? Sometimes forgetting the past can poison theContinue reading “Mirror Mirror”

Connection is Key

One this road of redemptive recovery, connection has been something I’ve had to look at – a lot. Not just bad connections, but those connections that I once deemed as good. Not all relationships meet the criteria. Some people must go and some people must stay. The decision of these crossroads can be precariously dangerous.

A Bubble of Satisfaction

I’ve wrestled with my thoughts for most of my life. Truly. As a child, I was a contemplative little girl. I had to be. It seemed no one else in my house had a thought past their nose. Unfortunately, that created a cavern of anxiety in my small being. Anxiety has been my friend longerContinue reading “A Bubble of Satisfaction”