…I’m reading: Gmorning, Gnight! Little Pep Talks for Me & You by Lin Manuel Miranda
…I’m listening to: Becoming by Michelle Obama
…I’m cooking: Thanksgiving Dinner
…I’m creating: Precious Metal Clay settings for Polymer Clay Jewelry
…I’m writing: Babies & Brownies
…I’m planning: Next Year
My son and I had an interesting conversation the other day while in the car. It started out the way our conversations often do… “Mom.”… “Mom… Mommy!…” “Mommy!Mommy!Mommy!” (I wish I were exaggerating).
“Yes, my love?”
“Did you know that tomorrow is silly hat day?” … (I’m not given the opportunity to respond before he’s onto the next subject.) … “Do you think Precious is still in our old backyard?” (Precious was a deer that had her fawns in our back yard in the spring of 2015. I have no idea how he still remembers this.) “Eevee is cold.” (Eevee is a Pokémon stuffy, who lacks the ability to feel temperature, but he stops for a breath and I answer while I have the chance.)Read More »
I believe that the old adage, “Time heals all wounds” is wrong. I honestly believe that forgiveness is the only thing that can heal emotional wounds. Sometimes, it is in your own best interests to forgive people who have wronged you, even if they don’t ask for, need, or want that forgiveness. Not for them, but for yourself.
Carrying a grudge for someone who has wronged you will rarely hurt them, but it will continue to hurt you until you let it go. The weight of that grudge will weigh you down, and keep you from being able to enjoy your life or have healthy relationships.Read More »