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Are you a tortoise or a hare?

Are you a tortoise or a hare? Hare – Does a 6 week “challenge.”  It’s an intense program put together by a trainer and she follows it to the letter.  By the end of the challenge, the hare has definitely lost a couple pant sizes, but she is exhausted and everything...

My Dream

Last night, I had a dream about my little brother who recently passed away. Thursday will mark 4 weeks. It’s hard to move on with daily life when someone you love passes, especially when that person has been a huge part of your day to day. You do the daily tasks that...

Our Special Gift

I haven’t put up a Christmas tree or decorated for Christmas in years. Not because I don’t like Christmas or the act of giving, quite the opposite. It’s just not really that much fun anymore and, well, it makes me a little sad now. When our three...

Patience is a Virtue! Or is it?

I used to think that phrase had Biblical origins.  However, while much about patience is addressed in the Bible, that particular phrase was actually coined from the 1860 poem, Piers Plowman, by William Langland. There is a line in the poem which states that...

And it Came to Pass

picture by Trenton Bentle, RIP Last week was one of those weeks!!! By the week’s end, I was depleted, emotionally and physically. I was fairly certain that Satan, himself, must have a warrant out for my soul. An unexpected death in the family started the week with a...