At The End Of The Day

It's been raining here in the desert today, a beautiful day.  Kind of romantic even.  It's the end of Valentine's Day.  It's quiet now. I had only one wedding to perform today.  It was a nice one, older retired couple.  Those are sometimes the best weddings to be part of.  With older couples, they already … Continue reading At The End Of The Day

Depression Can Be A Bitch

Something I have fought all my life is depression.  If you look back at some of my other posts, sometimes it becomes obvious that I have it.  When I was around 20 years old, I was diagnosed with what is called "Cyclothymia".  An easier way to know what that is - A-typical bi-polarity (more extreme … Continue reading Depression Can Be A Bitch

Community Is Where You Find It

A few months ago, my husband and I were having a conversation about how there is no real community anymore.  He's right.  There isn't.  Communities, in the sense of who you live in a geographical area with, don't exist anymore.  We have online communities, organizational communities, service communities, but we don't have neighborhood or town … Continue reading Community Is Where You Find It

New Year, New Opportunities, New Growth

I've already spoken about how much last year, quite frankly, really sucked.  It was devastating emotionally, draining physically, and my stress levels skyrocketed beyond belief.  I am grateful to say that so far, this year is already different. I'm not going to tell you that life is easier than last year.  It's not.  We've had … Continue reading New Year, New Opportunities, New Growth

Are You Listening?

The Spirit is always speaking to us, sometimes in small and subtle ways, sometimes in ways that are so obvious it seems hard to miss.  If we are not getting the messages, then most likely we are not listening. For example, if there is an issue you are struggling with and you hear a song, … Continue reading Are You Listening?

When Old Ideas Get In The Way

Growing up, we all have ideas and thoughts of what we want to do "when we grow up."  Sometimes, this dreams come to fruition, sometimes they don't.  This is often due to a combination of factors, but as we get older it is more likely due to our thought processes and how willing we are … Continue reading When Old Ideas Get In The Way