This week’s been tough for writing. All the usual suspects raised their ugly little heads. The excuses: emergencies, distractions, fatigue, pain, stress (real and imagined), etc. left me with blank pages. Even my prompts didn’t inspire me. Then a few nights ago I saw this prompt “Own It!” Continue reading “Own It!”
In the past I’ve been called an adrenaline junkie. What causes an adrenaline rush? For me, and I think a lot of us, it is fear. Yes…I’m back to fear. I have found I still have lessons to learn on this subject. Continue reading “Fear Rush”
Fear grips the soul. Sometimes I feel the grip physically. It’s why we are supposed to fight it. Do not allow it a foothold in our hearts. Yet we live in a world governed by fear. I decided today it is a radical move to “Fear Not.” To live being “Not Afraid.” Continue reading “Fear Grips”
The Bible discusses fear a lot! These phrases have been quoted to me throughout my life. Probably because I’ve always had a problem with fear. To the point where I tried to ignore fear and those passages for decades. At times I’ve tried to understand fear and implement the biblical insights concerning it. My understanding usually failed in my very human ways. Continue reading “Fear Not…Be Not Afraid…”
Sometimes, I live in the definition of insanity. I deny it but…it is true. I caught myself a couple of times this week…okay I’ll admit it, more than a couple of times…. I do something out of habit then, find myself disappointed again when it doesn’t work…AGAIN! You’d think I’d learn! Continue reading “Living in the Definition of Insanity”
I heard this simple message in mass on Sunday. I’ll admit it, I was distracted in mass. He was talking about the Kings and the Gifts. My thoughts wouldn’t settle. I was fidgeting during the homily when the priest said:
This week felt like a major strategy session. The mission is the taming Milly’s Chaotic Crazy Christmas Traditions. I spent most of the year ignoring the Big “C.” Then after my Blackened Friday, I decided some decisions had to be made. My first reaction was to pull out my ‘Nuclear Option:’ Skip Christmas 2016 altogether. Continue reading “Plotting Christmas”
I’m thinking about the holiday season got me thinking about hunting and gathering.
The official starting gun for the Christmas Holiday Race is another conundrum for me: Black Friday! Oh! How it has changed, or was it me who changed? What is it about Black Friday?