I have had a long struggle with my self image! I think it’s time for a truce between my body, mind and spirit. When I was in first grade another girl called me string bean. I don’t recall that moniker bothering me because I was too young to care about labels and how skinny or … More Self Image Assessments
I have written several blog posts about my marriage and how things went downhill as my husband descended into controlling, criticizing, belittling emotional abuse and on a several occasions physical abuse. (Links at end of post.) I sincerely believe that his changes were due to undiagnosed diabetes resulting in extremely high blood sugars, mini strokes … More Peace With the Past Is Near
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. This is the second in a series of posts at 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 and catch problems before they take over their lives. … More The Death of Many Dreams
Some of us grow up hating ourselves, criticizing ourselves for our mistakes, always trying to be perfect, never satisfied with ourselves. Then there are some who seem very confident and exhibit an air of satisfaction with themselves. Childhood Onward Our self view is a product of a multitude of factors. Beginning with our parents we learn that … More Don’t Be So Critical of Yourself
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 you … More Who is Perfect?