Over the past ten years or so, I tried a few different medications to get help with depression, mood swings, and a lack of focus that has plagued me since my teenage years.
Recently, the message on Sunday included a history lesson about the writer of the hymn "Amazing Grace". I had never known that the writer, while at the time of writing was a village clergyman in England, had been a slave trader and sailor of such bad behavior that he had been not only imprisoned in … Continue reading Amazing Grace
When I was a thirteen years old, I had a job as a feeder at a horse farm and stable. After school, before dinner, I rode my own horse about a mile to the farm, fed all the horses, and then rode back home for my own feeding time. One day, I was so tired … Continue reading A Memory
I think my most proud moment was each time I gave birth to one of my children. The first time was most impressive to me because I had of course never done it before, therefore I was scared and there is never any way to know what to expect.
While I love to list the things I am grateful for, and to say 'Thank You' when appropriate, it is also very rewarding to hear those words come my way!
"Passion is often revealed through our strong feelings."
Writing. Purposefully, regularly, and with intent. It's never been my strong suit; always been a dream. Because of that, my new year is starting early and I will jump in today with my resolution: make writing a habit. Over a year ago, I actually began writing daily, but it's NFPI (Not For Public Inspection) in my personal journal. … Continue reading Resolution: WRITE