Is food a symbol of love? Is food a substitute for love? Do we feel loved and needed when we prepare favorite foods for our family? Does our family feel loved as they enjoy the food we prepared? Let’s think about some of the roles that food plays in our lives. Babies feel loved when … More Want Some Food/Love?
I have always loved people. Their faces, eyes, and body language can portray so much about what they are feeling at that moment. The following are pictures I took on various occasions. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did. This boy had been moving a small hand held fan back and forth … More And Now For Something Completely Different
Over ten years ago my husband, son and I traveled from North Carolina to South Carolina to share Thanksgiving with our respective families. My brother, J, and his wife,D, and my nephew and wife live in Simpsonville. My husband’s family also lives in Greenville. For most family holidays we usually stayed at J and D’s … More A Lukewarm Thanksgiving Turkey
My interest in the gifts of being an empath and having empathy began a long time ago. Having empathy or being empathetic means you can “put yourself in the shoes of another” to imagine, understand or feel like they do. Being an empath may include the above compassionate abilities but is more a matter … More Empathy, Empathetic, Empath
Finally I have a life without guilt. Let me explain. From early childhood through a large part of my adult life guilt has haunted me every day. No, I was never evil or did anything terrible to be ashamed of. It started in early childhood. I was a very conscientious little girl. I tried to … More A Boatload of Guilt
Have you ever felt love, joy or comfort from touching something soft. The sensations we receive from softness can cause a variety of responses and feelings. But love is usually what I think of. What started me on these meanderings was a memory from my childhood. I was about 8 years old when I spent … More Soft Memories
Many of us are feeling useless right now, considering the recent bad news. We have heard about terrible things going on in the world: the destruction wrought by hurricanes, earthquake, fires, shootings and resultant deaths, suffering, anger, fear and other emotions that go with such horrors. What can we do to help the loss, pain, fear, … More Who Needs You?