Category Archives: On Being Imperfect Me

I Have a Problem, Therefore I Matter

There’s something about the aging process that seems to bring out the very negative in many people.  And it’s not without reason that many older folks feel negative.  The bloom of youth is gone and never to return; health is … Continue reading

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Why Is Communication in Marriage so Hard?

We’ve made it through another few days.  I suppose that’s something.  I need to be grateful for that. He has been diligently reading away, marriage books.  Love and Respect (The Love She Most Desires); The Respect He Most Needs); The … Continue reading

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Apathy

I love world rhythms, I love international cultures.  Today I was around these things, and the joy I normally feel did not bubble up in me.  And the irony made me really sad. How does this happen? Where does apathy … Continue reading

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Needing– and NOT Needing– Him

It’s nine o’clock in the morning and I’ve already been up for over 4 hours. It’s partly the jet lag that just won’t resolve. And it’s partly because I drove him to the airport very early. I’m starting to write … Continue reading

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Diamonds from the Ashes

I’ve not done a great job on taking my own advice of late.  I’ve been in a blah mood, and not so nice to hubby.  I’ve not been practicing my loving thoughts and attitudes.  Yeah, maybe a little bitchy.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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Gratitude Recalibrated

A story popped up on my Facebook yesterday, from Humans of New York.  Sometimes I find these stories a bit trite, but the opening words caught my eye: “I miss that we can’t go out and dance.  Or visit other … Continue reading

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From Bad Comes Good

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the … Continue reading

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Drowning in Hidden Blessings

Hello Faithful readers. I must start with an apology.  This blog has had precious little attention due to some major life changes.  We feel like we’re facing a large tome of new chapters, most good, some bittersweet or sad. Selling a 24-year … Continue reading

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In a Funk

Yeesh. 500 words or less is REALLY hard for me.  A discipline I must really put my mind to. Life continues to go careening forward full tilt as we proceed with our move.  House on the market tomorrow.  All the … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Interruption

It’s been an inauspicious beginning to my new blog.  Life events curtailed the attention I had intended to put into this blog, and other than the initial window dressing, I’ve been able to post little more.  I had hoped to … Continue reading

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