The Secret To Getting What You Want (It’s Not Anything Like I Thought)

I wanted to move. In the last 5 years I must have told my hubs a hundred times, "This looks like a beautiful place to live!" (Skirting around the subject is my strong suit.) I'm living on the same road I grew up on. I say that like it's the worst. Like I'm 14, moaning … Continue reading The Secret To Getting What You Want (It’s Not Anything Like I Thought)

Getting More Than You Can Handle: The Truth About What God Gives

The first time I heard someone say it, I thought God a cruel deity. The second time was after I’d read the whole Bible and couldn’t wait to set the record straight. She decreed it to a crowd of us during a lady’s retreat, “God never gives us more than we can handle.” Snapping back … Continue reading Getting More Than You Can Handle: The Truth About What God Gives

Held

When Martin holds my hand old mother bear instincts kick right back in. His putty palm and delicate fingers, like gamma rays trigger Hulk reflexes and uncontrollably I transform into a huge, green superhero. Suddenly, threats lurking everywhere are no match for me. Heavy objects, electrical outlets, glassware — beware. Forks, knives, pencils, scissors — … Continue reading Held