Acceptance of Changes So many times in life, we find ourselves in a place where we need to accept what we cannot change. Many times we all go through tough times, and need to think about how we handle these or accept the decisions we have made. Each of us have made choices weContinue reading “Acceptance of Changes”
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Perservance – Not always easy!
Oh to persevere…… I always think of it as accomplishing what I want to finish no matter what. The Merriam Webster dictionary says perseverance means: continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition:the action or condition or an instance of persevering : STEADFASTNESS What does perservance mean to you? Can you look back andContinue reading “Perservance – Not always easy!”
Becoming Independent….. It seems with each of the major holidays, it causes me to reflect on what they are all about and what they mean. Is there really any significance? Am I reading too much into the holidays? A lot has to do on how we were raised. Many holidays have great meaning and othersContinue reading “Becoming Independent”
Ever changing Life
Ever Changing Life When life throws you a curve, how do you handle it? Or does it depend on how big the curve is? We all go through many highs and lows in our lives. However, some are higher and some are lower. Many times we go through long stretches of life being pretty evenContinue reading “Ever changing Life”
Self-ReflectionHow many times have we talked about the new normal since our lives changed when we said good bye to our spouse? Are you able to look back at what you went through and relate to what the world is going through lately? How has your life changed in the last month? Are you goingContinue reading “Self-Reflection”
Riding out the Storm
Riding Out The Storm…. Life in general has often times runs smoothly and then at times, we have several bumps in the road. My thought was, there is probably a meaning out there on what ‘riding out the storm’ means. Here is what I found: To deal with a difficult situation without being harmed orContinue reading “Riding out the Storm”
Are you feeling blessed?
Are you feeling blessed? I wonder how many will look at this title and shut down thinking – I’ve lost my husband and I see no blessing in that! Perhaps we may hear this word used loosely. Truly my hope is each of you feel blessed or eventually will feel God’s blessing in your life. Continue reading “Are you feeling blessed?”
Old Plans and New Plans?
Old Plans and New Plans??? What comes to mind when you think about dreams? As a small child, we all probably dreamt of what we wanted to become. The dreams were endless! A lot of those dreams were shattered due to reality. However, as we grew older we became more realistic of what we wantedContinue reading “Old Plans and New Plans?”
Reminiscing/Remembering What does the New Year look like for you? Are you dreading it or looking forward to it? Do you have hopes or dreams? What would you like to change? This last question may be difficult especially if you have gone through a big change in your life. A few years ago, I attendedContinue reading “Reminiscing/Remembering”
Changing Traditions??? This year Thanksgiving is later which seems to put less time to prepare before Christmas arrives! Normally I would fret about not being organized and wondering if I was going to get everything done. For some reason, this year I am not fretting but looking forward to spending the holidays with my childrenContinue reading “Changing Traditions???”