My Dead Sea Perspective

A dear friend recently posted a video about the differences between the Dead Sea and the Sea of Galilee. I found the video encouraging. The point of the video is the Sea of Galilee is teeming with life because it takes and gives the water it receives from the Jordan River. By contrast the Dead Sea only takes water from the Jordan River and there is no life in the Dead Sea. I love the message of give and take in life. It is a reminder to work hard to achieve this balance in our modern life. However, I had a niggling feeling there was more to this story. Continue reading “My Dead Sea Perspective”

Pain gets in my way!

I was hoping to do more with the blog during the last month. Obviously that didn’t happen. May tends to be super busy. We had a graduation and an engagement along with birthdays and other holidays. All happy things but, the darker side of my life was very present. This is the side I try to conceal, the pain side of my life. I have been dealing with chronic pain for thirteen years now. Pain frustrates me because it gets in my way.

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Graduation: The Youngest

In the middle of last month I sat fidgeting in my youngest son’s high school graduation. I’m not very good at this sort of thing. Long ceremonies patting each other on the back tend to bore me. I also have some quirks that make events with no control of over the climate, sound, light etc. difficult. I get antsy at the very least or in serious pain at the very worst.

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