All my life I have been called certain things because of my personality. I am not the sweetest gal in the room or most soft spoken. Quite the contrary, but I am learning to control my need to interject in a conversation that I am passionate about. I have learned to sometimes sit quietly and…… Continue reading Someone Better Tell Them
I’m wondering why this is taking so long. I feel like I am in slow motion.I know what I want to accomplish in part,but not sure the tools I need to get started.I feel like I have a handicap somehow.Yet I am not so sure what that is that still keeps me back.It’s as if…… Continue reading Don’t Push Start Until You are Ready
I am not a robot.I am not a thing.I am not a piece of nothingness you can kick around because I may be in your way. I am not some pesky pest.I sometimes shed tears.I have a mind that creates thoughts on my own that need to be shared or expressed. Don’t put me in…… Continue reading Let me SPEAK my words…I feel, I can think…I’m hurting.
Before I lay down my head…should I start a sentence with “before”?I never took a writing class but some rules I vaguely remember.I just feel like emptying my head before going to bed to think of other things. I just feel I want to leave you with something.Something I am not even sure will be…… Continue reading Finding My Forgotten Thoughts of Thankfulness
Have you ever accidentally knocked over an anthill that seemed to be growing in the middle of your child’s sandbox. You both enjoyed watching the critters scamper to rebuild, piece by piece. They would carry sand crystals twice or three times the size of their body and crawl it quickly into the opening of the…… Continue reading An Uphill Climb….Lead From Within You
I like to reflect on the times we live in, because of others who stood in the gap for me. Those who did what I could not. Those so brave to lay it all on the line for me. Having so many patriots in my own family, and others, who have made an impression on…… Continue reading Reflecting Thoughts…Can I Change a Thing?
Things seem dismal and grey, especially if you live in Minnesota, this time of year.The house seems a little chilly, but I could turn up the thermostat.Sometimes we can do something about our circumstances, but just choose not to.I brush my teeth without turning on the light….what’s the point?I save what little bit I can,…… Continue reading Maybe There is Something Good About This
Three words describe me best. Christ follower, patriot and student. All three are important to me and gives me my purpose in the times in which we live. God, country and always learning gives me something to work toward and contribute to.If you are not working toward something, you are either stagnant, or working away…… Continue reading Better to Give What Little You Have, than Keep It
Courage walks alone.It does not hide behind groups or cliques or gangs. Courage speaks it’s own mind, not mimicking others.Some may follow and be inspired, but only it’s convictions,guide a person of courage. Courage is not boisterous or obnoxious to gather attention to itself.It does one small act, to hold fast the ground it loves…… Continue reading Courage Isn’t Fearless