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

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

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

Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones But It’s Not The Only Way To Hurt Me

SticksStonesSquare     I decided to venture into the topic of a lesser known and acknowledged type of abuse and that is Verbal/Emotional Abuse.  No, the abuse is not lashing out with fists and belts but the welts it leaves are just as deep and just as hurtful and can last just as long if not longer due to the fact that is often is not recognized. Continue reading