After being a compulsive rescuer all of my life, and now having no one to rescue constantly or even monthly, what do I do?? I retired in 2010 after 37 years of nursing. Rescuing is in my blood! Nurses are coming out of the woodwork of my mother’s family tree (grandmother, mother, sister, cousin, and … More Rescue the Rescuer!
We have all seen television shows featuring interviews with centenarians. Many of these one hundred plus years “young” souls had wrinkles and white, gray or sparse hair. Many of them were in wheelchairs or not as “able” physically as they used to be. But if you look into the face and eyes of many of … More How to Keep Your Inner Child Alive and Well
A certain little one loved the leaves of fall. He had questions to ask, so he stood up tall, Earnestly he asked them of the pre-fall trees. “Why is Fall when you choose to lose your leaves? Why drop your lovely cloaks now? Wait till spring! Why have no leafy limbs when the wind’s chilling? … More Falling Leaves
Everyone has unusual experiences to share that make our lives more interesting and unique. Those events help make us who we are and give us stories to share with others too. The following are five of my most unique adventures but there will be more! I would enjoy hearing some from you all, if you … More Been There; Done That
Do we feel loved and needed when we prepare favorite foods for our children/family? See this post first for more explanation and introduction to this post. https://joyful2beeblogs.com/2021/09/26/want-some food/ Missing those rosy cheeked little ones now that they are adults? As the kids become adults and move to college or their own homes, the parent may … More Food, Parenthood and Adulthood
Not that there was ever any doubt! But it is easy to lose the connection between our bodies and our minds when we are on the run all day driving here and there, working, checking our cell phones, worrying about our children, where we have to go next or what we have to do next. … More I Am Alive!!
Is food a symbol of love? Is food a substitute for love? Does our family feel loved as they enjoy the food we prepared for them? Let’s think about some of the roles that food may play in our lives. Babies feel loved when fed A baby, while drinking their first food, feels warm, protected, … More Want Some Food/Love?
I am basically a very happy person. My parents used to wake up my sisters, brother and me with, “Rise and shine!” That was a great way to start your day for a young kid. It helped me look at life as a challenge with a positive attitude for the later trials of the day. … More Do What You Can Do
Summer is still quite present but Fall will begin coming soon. The evenings and nights will start out getting cooler and later the days will too. The light summer clothes will be put away for the warmer fall slacks and tops to be unpacked. Then winter makes the temperatures begin to change into colder weather … More Why Do I Have So Many Clothes!
Do you believe in guardian angels? Do angels really rescue people? I remember this painting or print that my grandmother had in her living room. The evangelist Billy Graham even answered the above question with this quote from the Bible: “God will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways” (Psalm … More My Poor Guardian Angel(s)