Grief


Moving on from a loved one is never easy. I've lost people close to me, my Mom, Friends, Ex-Husbands and it is never easy. The stages of grief, Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance are widely known and they are true. You move among them like a fish moves through water. Forwards, backwards, side to … Continue reading Grief

Rebuilding My Life


Image courtesy of http://www.pixabay.com Learning to live by myself all over again after a seven year relationship is difficult. For months, all I did was lay in bed, only leaving to go to the store and walk to pay rent. The realization that my ex only ever wanted from me was free room and board … Continue reading Rebuilding My Life

Wertfrei Wednesday: On Bullying and Suicide


When the National News shows  a story that another child committed suicide due to anti-gay bullying, it just breaks my heart. School administrators usually turn a blind eye, telling the victim to 'man up' or 'just deal with it'-if they even notice, is horrible beyond words. Kids usually hide the truth from parents, adults, care … Continue reading Wertfrei Wednesday: On Bullying and Suicide

Monday Book Review: The Love Letters


Image courtesy of http://www.paperbackswap.com, book description courtesy of http://www.Amazon.com: Charlotte Napier has much to learn about herself, her faith, and her marriage. She flees to Portugal, desperately looking for comfort after the death of her son and, she thinks, her marriage. There she finds solace in the letters of a 17th century nun who struggled … Continue reading Monday Book Review: The Love Letters