Confessions, Exposed Series, Get Real Series, Top 10

Ordering $5 Starbucks, Day After My Gas was Disconnected

One day last week, I walked out my front door which I rarely do. Not even sure what prompted it, but glad it happened. I walked out the door onto the front porch and as I grabbed the doorknob to pull it shut, I felt something. Looking closer, it was what I call a "doorknocker".… Continue reading Ordering $5 Starbucks, Day After My Gas was Disconnected

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Biblical Truths, Exposed Series

The Tree That Never Gave Up

I have no idea how long ago it was that I found this image of a tree and started a draft blog post about it. But that's the thing...when you have a life experience, see an image, witness an exchange between strangers, or receive an unexpected blessing, it IS noteworthy. Whether you ever put it… Continue reading The Tree That Never Gave Up

All the Feels, Biblical Truths, Confessions, Exposed Series, Lessons Learned

Invisible

When I was young girl (elementary and middle school age), I wished to be invisible. Like...farealzzz...fantasized about it. I remember daydreaming about how cool it would be to be invisible in a group of people to hear what they were saying, see their facial reactions, and watch them go about their plans not knowing I… Continue reading Invisible

All the Feels, Biblical Truths, Exposed Series, Get Real Series, Writing

The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad, Most Amazing Day Ever

Have you ever had one of "those" days? The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad, Most Amazing Day Ever You know...the days when you literally open your eyes at daybreak and feel incompetent, irritable, grouchy, little, insignificant, beaten-down, not worthy or good enough? Days that mark the EVE of your 3rd born and 1st daughter turning 16,… Continue reading The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad, Most Amazing Day Ever

Broken, Confessions, Exposed Series, Get Real Series

I. Am. Divorced. There. I. Said. It.

DISCLAIMER: I have been sooo very blessed by so many that love our family, want what's best for us, and have been rock solid in their support and love. I have so many "only one phone calls away". For that I will forever be grateful. That level of commitment and dedication is not lost on… Continue reading I. Am. Divorced. There. I. Said. It.

Exposed Series, Self-Help

Abuse. Always. Always. Believe Them.

Before you read this post, please read my disclaimer. DISCLAIMER: No, I don't believe that every person that has ever claimed to be "abused" has been. There are people that claim it for ulterior motives (to protect themselves, money, attention, etc). They then compromise real victims' integrity. I am only writing about this because it… Continue reading Abuse. Always. Always. Believe Them.

Confessions, Exposed Series, Top 10

2018 – The Potential Pitfalls

Today is blog post 3 out of 4 in my 2018 New Year series. Starting with "The Process", moving to "The Plan", admitting "The Potential Pitfalls" (cause I know they are coming & want to be prepared) and tomorrow will end with "The Proposed Pattern & Practices" (the action plan & items that will help… Continue reading 2018 – The Potential Pitfalls