Category Archives: Forgiveness

All The Ingredients Are Necessary…

So many of us use too many lemons in our lemonade…so many, that our lemonade really sucks. Most of us have just accumulated so many lemons over time, that before we know it, our lemonade is sour and well, it … Continue reading

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Don’t Wanna Be Ugly…..

My sweet man I see you and I realize how lucky I am that you come home to me every night even when my attitude and my moods and the words I say come out harshly and grouchy. When you … Continue reading

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Writing Our Stories….Catharsis? Or Articulating the Agony?

“There is a notion propagated in modern life that “talking it out” will somehow make everything better. It’s a lie. All talking does is articulate the agony. You have to get it out because you have to get it out. … Continue reading

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The Erosion of a Life and a Mind ~ Part Three

ero·sion noun \i-ˈrō-zhən\ : the gradual destruction of something by natural forces (such as water, wind, or ice) : the process by which something is eroded or worn away. Related Words breakdown, decay, decomposition, disintegration, dissolution At a certain point, … Continue reading

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Please Try……

When you see me getting upset over stupid little things please try to remember the pain I carry in my body every second of every day. When you hear me slamming doors or being unreasonable please try to remember how … Continue reading

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Tammy, Put Away The BB Gun!!

Just an update on the “absentee contractor” from yesterday. If you read my previous post titled “The Broken Appointment” you will see that a guy was supposed to come see about a flooring issue I had some concerns about and … Continue reading

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The Broken Appointment

We have a scheduled renovation of our kitchen floor coming up in one week. This is something I have waited for for many years. Our existing, very old kitchen floor looks like crap, and finally…finally we got enough money together … Continue reading

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