Post-Christmas Blues

A soft glow from our laptop illuminates our stress-filled face as we hopelessly gaze at our bank account. Christmas is over, and what have we done. A feeling of buyer’s regret settles in as we question the pursuit of our Christmas happiness. Beware of these times. Depression is a demon that preys on desperate hearts….

Wanting Out

January is coming! With the title of “Divorce Month,” many marriages are in trouble. But why? When I started this week’s blog, I thought infidelity was the number one reason. It turns out; money is our biggest problem. Who knew, right? Why is January the chosen month for divorces? It’s the month of reflection and…

Hosting Hell

‘Tis the season for happiness. I love family visits, feasting, hosting, presents exchanged, and the memories made. These are the essence of the holiday. For some, it may be heaven on Earth, for others its pure hell. Hosting is stressful. Some handle this stress with ease. It motivates them and ensures their success, while others…

Our Worst Enemy

Anyone who lives on this Earth will eventually have moments of regrets. Embarrassing memories that make us regret our decisions at the moment. And to top it off, these memories wait until the room is silent before creeping into our thoughts. They prey on our emotions as we torment ourselves for the decisions made. “How…

Sunshine Blogger Award

This is outside of my norm. So please bear with me as I dance my way through this. 🙂 I would like to take the time to thank Oblivious Gods for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Yes, it’s not an official award. It’s a chance for bloggers to give kudos to each other….

Rethinking Black Friday

Yesterday we paused to give thanks for the blessings in our lives. With a bountiful spirit of joy, we celebrated with a grateful — HOLD THE PHONE! Its black Friday, you all. Time to spend spend spend! Get in early and save. We’ve waited all year for this! It’s is going to be the best…

Eye 2 Eye

It’s OK not to see eye to eye.Though some humans may think on similar terms as others, no two think alike. Our perspective makes us unique. With this in mind, it is an excellent time to remember disagreements are nothing more than a view from a different angle. Wisdom conveys that a room full of…

And The Race Is On

In the metaphorical race we call life, I stopped running. The herd left me behind. My pace became comfortable, and I enjoyed the scenery, smell, and sounds around me. In a strange twist of fate, I noticed the other runners never left my field of view no matter how fast or far they ran. From…

Eating An Elephant

In the aftermath of a hurricane, a man once lost everything: his house, barn, sheds, and livestock. His property laid covered with debris to the point the ground was not visible. A local news-reporter was out surveying the damage when he spotted the middle-aged man staring. He asked the man how he was going to…

Lack-luster Superiors

Superior: to be higher in station, rank, or degree. A humble beginning fades from our eyes as we climb the corporate ladder. Not only have we earned the respect of others, we demand it. Love us, fear us; either way, you will do as we say. We are in charge. We will tell you what…