Abuse, Blogging Through The Bible, Depression, faith, He Is My Rock, Marriage

Through The Darkest Valley, You Are With Me

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How God Shepherded Me Through Trials
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30 Days Of Me!, Abuse, Depression, faith, family, He Is My Rock, health, Marriage, Music, Ovarian Cancer, OVCA, Parenting, Personally Me

I’m Going To Be a Quinquagenarian

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Next month I will realize a once in a lifetime achievement that most people experience and don’t even know it.  I will become a Quinquagenarian. Continue reading “I’m Going To Be a Quinquagenarian”

30 Days Of Me!, Abuse, Depression, Music, Personally Me

30 Days of Me ….. Music I Listen To When I Need Hope


But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.  Isaiah 40:31

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Abuse, Depression, Write From My Heart

What if Belle had Married Gaston?

What ifBellehad marriedGaston-ig    The old man was sitting limply at a table staring at nothing in particular.  A tall distinguished member of the National Gendarmerie entered from a door to the bar room.  Spotting the old man at the table, he quietly made his way to the other side of the table.  He reached out his hand in greeting, “Monsieur Moritz Vital, I am Inspector Boule.  I understand you have a confession to make.”

     The old man raised his head to look at the inspector.  He said nothing for several moments.  Sighing he finally spoke, “I might.” Continue reading “What if Belle had Married Gaston?”


10 Things Parents Should Never Say To Children

A parent of great wrath will pay the penalty, for if you deliver him, you will only have to do it again. Proverbs 19:19

The things you say, positive or negative, can have a huge effect on your children’s lives, not only as a child, but as a teenager, as an adult and as a parent of their own children. Continue reading “10 Things Parents Should Never Say To Children”

Abuse, Depression

How To Know When You Are the Victim of Narcissistic Abuse


I was swimming in a wave-pool when I decided I wanted to get out.  Looking around, the narrow end was a lot further away than the sides of the pool, so I swam for the side.  I was not the best of swimmers, but I could swim enough to get by.  As I swam toward the side of the pool to what I perceived to be safety, I suddenly was hit with a horrible realization. Continue reading “How To Know When You Are the Victim of Narcissistic Abuse”


10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Commit To A Relationship

One thing I often hear is “If I only knew!”  Well, there are some ways you can know.  You just have to know what to look for. The clues are there hidden in plain sight. Continue reading “10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Commit To A Relationship”


When the PTSD Survivor Becomes The Abuser

She was just five years old when her father was gravely injured in a horrific act of terrorism.  They weren’t sure for awhile if he would live or die.  His life hung in the balance for seven weeks before he was declared out of the woods.   And her life would never be the same.   Continue reading “When the PTSD Survivor Becomes The Abuser”