This life…

This life we are given seems to become more and more precious the older we get. In some ways it becomes simpler and in some ways more complicated. I’ve lived on this earth for, well soon to be 58 years. At times the years have passed like molasses dripping ever so slowly from the stoic … Continue reading This life…

Enough

When is enough….enough? When does giving yourself to others begin to deplete you? When do you begin resenting the help you give to others because it takes so much out of you? When does giving to others start to feel expected, because you’ve always been more then willing to do so? When does the joy … Continue reading Enough

Love…

Love, there’s all kinds. Love for your spouse, love for your parents, love for your friends, love for your pets, love for your God, but the love of your child, well that’s a love that is so incredibly complex it transcends words. I love my children to the point of pain. I love my children … Continue reading Love…

A few words….

Contemplating life tonight. Thinking of the days gone by. Things I’d change, things I regret, things I’m grateful for. There’s a lot to life. A giant jigsaw puzzle composed of the most intricate of pieces. Sometimes those pieces fit perfectly, other times they feel forced and out of alignment. Each day we add or subtract … Continue reading A few words….

Reflecting

I’m not quite sure when this starts to happen. Is it when we reach a certain age? Is it after the loss of a loved one? Is it watching coworkers prepare for retirement? Is it after a health scare? The “this” I’m referring to is looking into the face of our own mortality. This has … Continue reading Reflecting

Tonight…

Tonight my soul is weary… Tonight I weep, for what was, what is, what could have been… Tonight I weep for today, and yesterday… Tonight I beg forgiveness…and vow to do better… Tonight I hold what is dear…near… Tonight I pray for a better tomorrow… Tonight I dream of a life filled with giving, hope, … Continue reading Tonight…

Anxiety

Anxiety, tonight I’m overcome by it. My stomach is in knots. I’m restless. My mind cannot stay focused. I feel as though I may just jump out of my skin. I hate this feeling. What I hate even more is not knowing where it came from. Sometimes I think I may be channeling someone close … Continue reading Anxiety