I have been thinking a lot about feelings since I am a very feeling human being. During this Covid Virus Pandemic, we all have experienced different emotions or feelings. I want to sort out some of the emotions we all may have experienced and give some helpful suggestions. The feelings I have experienced include: isolation; … More Pandemic Sanity
Last night I had trouble going to sleep. I realized that at least part of the day I had had unsettled feelings. I felt like the old person who is always saying, “I long for the good ole days when everyone got along (or whatever)…. wasn’t like this.” I couldn’t watch the news about so … More “Come on People Now!”
If you have been reading my blog posts you know already I am kind-hearted, polite, friendly and love people. My goal in life has been and still is to help people (and living things, including nonpoisonous bugs). Because of these characteristics I often helped others without assessing my own ability, energy, needs, cost of time … More Think Before You Say, “Yes.”
I learned a lesson about miracles and prayer blankets recently. I never heard of a prayer blanket before. Although there are also prayer shawls knitted or crocheted with the same purpose. My neighbor, Ms. S, makes prayer blankets from two pieces of material a yard long and a yard wide. She uses permanent press material … More A Blanket of Prayer
During the upcoming holiday season our focus turns to our families and all of the preparations and plans of celebrating the holidays with them. My life has been enriched by my family, the families of my original family, my own family and my friend-families. I have many happy memories of holidays from my childhood. My family … More Family, “Gotta Love ‘Em!”
My thankfulness list includes a number of friends who are very close to me. What qualities decide if someone is a good friend or not? Truly good friends will listen to each other when one needs to talk and offer suggestions and support, sometimes even after hearing the same story twice. Some friends know when … More Thankful For Friends
Friends can complete our lives, or can deplete our lives. Have you ever wondered why you ended up with some of the friends you have? What kind of friends do you have? We all have different kinds of friends with whom we share varying degrees of intimacy and for various reasons. Some friends are “cyber … More Having Trouble Picking Friends?
After my husband’s death ten years ago I was very proud of the sense of confidence I gained from how I could take care of most problems and decisions by myself. If something broke or needed fixing, I looked it up on the internet and when able to do so, fixed it. When something was … More What Dependence?
The title of this blog was a favorite line of Telly Savalas on “Kojack,” an old TV series. Do you ever stop to wonder why someone likes you or why you like them? Are you drawn to certain types of personalities or people with the same or even different behavior patterns? Having grown up in … More Who Loves You, Baby?
We have heard about terrible things going on in the world: the destruction of hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, shootings and deaths, suffering, anger, fear and other emotions that go with such horrors. Many of us are feeling useless right now, considering the tragedy laden news we hear everyday. Sometimes the pain and sadness in the … More Who Needs You?