I used to cry when I couldn’t get in contact with my mom. Sometimes days would go by without a returned call and I was convinced something bad happened and I would cry. Then we’d finally talk to each other and the cycle would start all over again. Eventually, I decided it was the phone that was the issue so I bought my mom … Read More Where is Your Faith?
Last Monday my mom had a really important surgery. Leading up to it, I’d called ahead to see if I could put my name on the list to wait in the waiting room you know, because of Covid. After talking to the nurses’ supervisor I was on the list! I’d prepared everything – food for when she could eat again, water in the meantime … Read More Everything Changed at Midnight
Just about every financial expert encourages us to save for an emergency. For the most part, they’re talking about home repairs, unexpected bills and even job loss. But a few days ago I experienced a personal emergency that nothing to do with bills. I had a breakdown. I had an uncontrollable, emotional breakdown. It was fight or flight and I chose flight because I … Read More This is an Emergency
The other day I asked, on FB, if anyone else held their breath while wearing a mask. I got a few responses and I felt like it wasn’t just me. Then today, while scrolling through Facebook, on some pages I probably didn’t need to be on, I found myself once again holding my breath but this time without having a mask on. It’s like … Read More Stop Holding Your Breath
My dad lives on a fixed income. For years, he’d tried to send me money and for years I’d tell him I was getting along fine without it – all I really wanted was the handwritten letters he’d send me in the mail because THAT was gold. But somewhere along the line, he began to insist – or he’d send it through the mail … Read More Do It Afraid