This may be a little off topic for fall but with most of the southern part and other parts of our country experiencing cooler weather, I think this topic is at least somewhat appropriate. So bear with me. I think there is a conspiracy by stores to brainwash us. Allow me to explain. Once cold weather … More Soft, Warm and Fuzzy
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This fifth post is about my awakening to being a victim of spousal abuse and violence. My purpose is to hopefully help and encourage someone else. You can see the links to the first four posts for the background on how our marriage began and how it disintegrated … More Finally I Saw the Light
I am writing a series of blog posts for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. I am sharing some personal stories about my marriage and the changes that took place to help someone see themselves or their partner through my experiences to detect symptoms of abuse or domestic violence that might be present in their relationship. … More The Storm Clouds Gather
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month. This is the third in a series of articles of my experiences as a victim of spousal abuse. I am writing these posts in the hopes that it will help others be more aware of their relationship and behavior patterns; also to help someone possibly catch problems before … More First Relationships Begin
My Letter to myself, Little Elaine, was first published on Candid Slice, whose format has changed. I wrote this start National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which starts October 1st. I hope it and the following articles may reach and help someone. In order to deal with some painful experiences in my adult life and to … More Letter To My Childhood Self
When I was about 11-12 years old, I thought perfection was something I was supposed to pursue. I read in the Bible, “Be ye perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.” That is a high goal to set. (I know some readers may not be Christians, please just read on and … More Who is Perfect?