Fortune Favors the Bold

Dear Mom, My beautiful, soft-hearted, loving mom. For so many years you have put everything and everyone before you. You are a true caretaker; selflessly ensuring the well-being of all of us. It's your turn. For so long I have seen you proceed with caution. The unfamiliar world of taking care of you; finding yourself; … Continue reading Fortune Favors the Bold

Selfish VS. Selfless: The ongoing challenge

Too often we get stuck in the daily grind and take for granted the people who love us so much. Our thinking goes from “selfless” to “selfish”. “Me me me! What about me??” No! It has to be, “What can I do to be the best (wife, mother, friend, sister....) for them?” I’ve been spending … Continue reading Selfish VS. Selfless: The ongoing challenge

Holiday Traditions

Holidays were so special when I was growing up. I remember huge family gatherings, both my mom and dad's side of the family. Traditions of Santa Sunday when all the cousins would sit on Santa's lap at Mom-Mom and Pop-Pop's house. The big present exchange. Tons of yummy traditional foods like my Mom-Moms snickerdoodle cookies. … Continue reading Holiday Traditions

Broken..

This is something I wrote in July 2015... it was a yearning.. I met my husband 5 months later after constant prayer for God to bless me with a man I could love wholeheartedly and would love me the same. When I read it now, it makes me think of my Sexy Viking- and how … Continue reading Broken..

Purpose

For too long I have drifted through the days, weeks, months being physically present but not emotionally. It has taken some life events to show me that my focus has been a source of the problem. I believed that because I had more time with my family- I was succeeding. I believed that because I … Continue reading Purpose