Gratitude

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Why Would I Let Go Of A Friendship?

Why Would I Let Go Of A Friendship? Do you desperately try to hang on to friendships that were not meant to be for a lifetime? Just today,  I was pondering a friendship that meant so much to me and yet had slipped away. I wondered to myself, “Do I try again to resurrect this relationship?” “Is there something I did or didn’t do to make it disintegrate?” Or, “Is it time to accept this particular friendship was for a...

Blessings In The Midst Of My Child’s Mental Illness

I know many of you are thinking how on earth can a “Mom” put the word “blessing” and “mental illness” in the same sentence. I thought that too, until it had become apparent that I had changed for the better through this experience with my child’s mental health challenges. Let me make it clear; I am by no means saying, “mental illness is a blessing.” It would be so unfair and incorrect to make such a bold statement.  However, in...

Do You Have An “Attitude Of Gratitude?”

Do you ever have that morning where you wake up, and life just stinks? The last thing on your mind is an “attitude of gratitude.” In your mind, you ponder how life is unfair, or how you got the short end of the stick. It can be a dangerous place to reside for too long. In the blink of an eye, life’s negativity can overpower us, especially if we are in the midst of unwanted circumstances. I don’t know about...

Do you always listen to that voice inside of you?

  Do you always listen to that voice inside of you? The cold water rushed up into our faces as we tried to understand what had just happened. I first started trying to gather my belongings, then quickly looked around counting one child two, oh my gosh where is my third child. He is missing! I let out a blood-curdling scream from the depths of my soul. I am sure it was heard for miles and miles. You know that...