I've been asked many times what it means to be spiritual and not religious. I can't speak for other religions, but man has changed Christianity through the years. Corruption throughout history is incomprehensible. *deep breath* That wasn't the direction I wanted to go. I saw this quote, and it felt right for me. Religion is … Continue reading Spirituality Quote
Betrayal, lying, cheating, hiding things from you, they are all enough to make you hurt. Put them all together with the pity act, finding ways around blocks to contact you, and throwing details of infidelity in your face, you then have to deal with me breaking. I don't know who I have become and I … Continue reading The destruction of me
No matter how tattered and worn life has caused you to feel, use that knowledge and experience to alter it. Just when you think there is nothing left, there is still that shred of courage and strength. Keep patching the fragments, and you will find something beautiful and worth fighting for.
During the past few weeks I have had my strength tested several times. The #metoo campaign brought very vivid memories flooding back. One night my boyfriend woke me from a nightmare. Apparently I was kicking violently in my sleep. I think he was grateful I was laying on my back and kicking up instead of … Continue reading Strength
Women are beautiful strong creatures, but so many feel inadequate and lack self confidence. We are powerful warriors, and yet we allow ourselves to be controlled. We tear each other down instead of lifting each other up. Take control of your life and find your power. Together we are a Sisterhood and a Tribe. Together … Continue reading Empowering Women
The the more I slipped into depression the more my walls went up. I stayed to myself more and more. Lost my confidence, lost friends that didn't understand my self presevation, lost motivation for life in general. I thought I was protecting myself, but came to realize the barricaides were only making things worse. I … Continue reading Walls
Do we live the life our mind tells us we want, or do we nourish what our heart and soul needs? My mind wants so many things, but my body doesn't always want to cooperate. Then there is also the financial issues of living with metastatic cancer. I am so grateful for the life I … Continue reading Quieting the noise