I think I’ve blogged myself into a corner. Do you ever feel like you have to censor yourself, or that you can’t present a part of yourself as you truly are? That’s how I’m feeling, and I’m not quite sure how to go about… Continue Reading “Playing Church”
My mother was adopted when she was about 6 months-old. The story goes like this: My grandparents were walking through the orphanage when they came upon my mother. She was sitting in a crib. She looked up at my grandfather with big, blue eyes,… Continue Reading “The Cost”
When you read any of the following statements, do you see yourself? Do they resonate? You are a parent who listens to everyone else’s life at dinner but no one asks about your day, and you don’t feel free to intrude your emotions into the… Continue Reading “Is This You?”
I had an interesting experience today. I’ll be honest. It started out as annoying and became interesting later. To bring you up to speed, I have a very nasty, chest cold. I also had a migraine at 4:30 AM this morning. So, taking my… Continue Reading “Mighty Men and Parking Spaces”
I went to my mailbox a few days ago and discovered a post-Christmas package. I love getting letters and packages so I tore open the padded envelope and found that one of my cousins had given me a book. It must be said that… Continue Reading “Hard Sayings and Love Songs”
How you see yourself is not necessarily based on the truth but rather through a series of filters activated by life experiences. What might we really look like and who might we really be without the filters?