Tag Archives: depression

Breaking Addiction

I am all too familiar with addiction. I have not tried to hide the fact that this is an area in which I struggle. Twenty years ago I was addicted to alcohol. I would usually have my first drink by … Continue reading

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The Preschool Years

I remember having preschool age kids. I consider this to be between ages three and five. There are a few hallmarks of the preschool age. One of them is busyness. Oh my! These guys were busy little bees! They loved, … Continue reading

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Depression–Again

I am tired of depression. Tired of the grip it has on me. I am tired of the tears it brings. Every. Day. At least lately that has been the case. I am tired of waking up and wondering why … Continue reading

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What I Need to Remember

Sometimes I forget. I forget that not everyone understands the way I think. That could be a good thing though. I forget that not everyone knows the difficulty that comes with living with multiple health issues. I forget that there are … Continue reading

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A Formidable Opponent

If you know me at all, you are most likely aware that I deal daily with the effects of a chronic illness. Some days are better than others, but all days provide a reminder that I am not the healthy … Continue reading

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Competition

I have always been a competitive person. I’m not sure exactly why. Although I loved watching sports on television as a kid, I didn’t have the opportunity to actually participate in team sports until middle school. The first sport I … Continue reading

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Measuring Sticks

I just returned from an amazing vacation with my husband. After forty years of waiting, I finally got to see the ocean AND go to Disney World. The ocean was more than I even imagined it to be. The sand … Continue reading

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Insignificant

I have missed blogging. I haven’t been away because of busyness. One thing about having an empty nest–I have so much more free time than I ever thought possible. No, it hasn’t been the busyness of parenting or homeschooling that … Continue reading

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Dwelling with God

I’ve noticed in my Bible reading lately the word “dwell” keeps appearing. This word appears over four hundred times in Scripture. This morning I decided to do a short word study to see what ways this word can be applied … Continue reading

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Unpredictable

I remember when cable TV first came to the island community where I grew up. Yes, I actually grew up on an island. Pull up Google Maps and look for Grand Island, NY, and you will see a pork chop … Continue reading

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