A Memorial for an Angel

A couple of months ago, I wrote a memorial for a friends wife.  While he held her memorial this weekend, I am feeling the loss of another friend, and preparing to help her family say good-bye to her in a few days. The last time I saw Frances was two weeks ago, and I will … Continue reading A Memorial for an Angel

Emotional Manipulation of the Masses

We've all heard it before:  "She's just using him." or "He's just playing her", referring to one person manipulating another.  But how often do we stop and consider how much we are all manipulated on a minute by minute basis?  We can talk about, we can state that it happens, but how often do we … Continue reading Emotional Manipulation of the Masses

Seeing the Illusion to Create Paradise

Every day I see headlines in the news, and I wonder how much of it is true.  I see so many people who have been brainwashed into believing a particular viewpoint based on what may very well be a lie.  The illusion has been so well built into our system, that even when we are … Continue reading Seeing the Illusion to Create Paradise

Finding Common Ground

In life, we tend to see things as very separate.  In reality, everything is connected, and everything is related.  It's a challenging thought.  To imagine that everything in the Universe is related.  Everything is connected.  When we really look at it close, however, it becomes very simple.  We just need to look at commonalities. If … Continue reading Finding Common Ground

Dedication and Focus

Just as always, I have so many possibilities for what to write running through my head, but one of them seems to be more prevalent than the others.  Today I want to write about dedication, and I need to do so from a very personal perspective. We have all known people that are envious of … Continue reading Dedication and Focus

Parenthood Never Ends

Today our youngest turns 18.  He is an amazing kid, and becoming an even more amazing young man.  I am happy to say I'm very proud of him. Birthdays are always a day of reflection for me.  Today, like with all the kids, I find myself looking back over my successes as a parent, and … Continue reading Parenthood Never Ends

Living Life and Being Joyous

So yes, it's been another several days since I've made my last post.  It's been rather busy again in the Warrior's Den, with adapting to the  new schedule, and adjusting life to a new way of doing things.  I'm finding that parts are exactly what I wanted, and other areas still need a little fine … Continue reading Living Life and Being Joyous

Spirituality and Our Health

Today I need to talk about how our diet affects not just our health, but our Spirituality,  our relationship with the Spirit, and our relationship with those around us.  Before I begin, let me preface this by saying that I've been on both sides  - the unhealthy side, and the healthy side.  And there is … Continue reading Spirituality and Our Health

What Happened to Our News?

So I'm sitting here tonight, and I've got a thousand ideas running through my head for what to write about tonight, and I can't settle on a single one.  So I start one of my favorite online hobbies....surfing the news headlines.  As I'm looking at all the blurbs while I'm scrolling down the pages and … Continue reading What Happened to Our News?

Paying Attention to Our Surroundings

This is a post I've been thinking about for a long time.  Since before my husband suggested I start the blog, actually.  It's one of the reasons I started really thinking about writing again.  In this post, I'm going to describe a situation.  This is a real situation, it occurred about six months ago, and … Continue reading Paying Attention to Our Surroundings