I remember what it was like before I became a parent when I heard tragic news about a child. I’d get sad, maybe a little angry, but the feelings would soon disappear. Generally, those stories didn’t have long-term effects on me.
Since I had my daughter, every story of child abuse and exploitation I hear makes me angry. I recently … Read the rest Continue reading →
In last week’s “Women Who Run With The Wolves” post, I indicated we were going to be studying Chapter 2 – Stalking the Intruder: The Beginning Initiation. In this chapter, Dr. Estes tells the story of “Bluebeard,” the antagonist born within us that:
“severs the woman from her intuitive nature…leav[ing] the woman deadened in feeling, feeling frail to advance her
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The title of this post sounds like I’m about to play a childhood game, huh? Actually, Jose over at Tried It Myself! was tagged and he tagged me, so here I am, participating in the “Five Reasons Why I Blog” meme.
Jose calls himself an “accidental blogger.” That’s a good way to describe how I arrived here as well. In … Read the rest Continue reading →
Time flies when you’re having fun! It seems that it was just yesterday that I posted last week’s Five Favorites For Friday, and yet, another week is just about done. I discovered some posts this week that generally covered the areas of personal growth and development, but I stumbled upon a very funny post as well. In no order or preference, here are this week’s … Read the rest Continue reading →
As we were driving home a couple of days ago, my 2.75 year old daughter made a wonderful observation. Here’s how the conversation went:
A.: God did that!
Mommy: God did what?
A.: God painted the sky.
Mommy: God painted the sky?
A.: God painted the sky blue! I’m gonna call God!
My daughter then opened her cellphone (it is … Read the rest Continue reading →