Words

There is an idiom that is still popular today. “Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me.”   I cannot number the times I have heard this. But it is not true. Names, words, can and do hurt. In fact they can destroy a person emotionally, spiritually, psychologically, and in … More Words

My Journal

Sadness, anger, doubt, loneliness, frustration, determination, failure, more failure, fear (much fear), pepper most of my entries. I have to admit I was somewhat taken aback at the depth of sadness weaving its way through some of my entries. … More My Journal

Wandering

I am 56. At this point in life I should be pretty well established in a career, in friendships, in purpose. i should be anticipating retirement in a few years. In essence, I should know who I am. But…I don’t. So much of my life has been spent “trying to become”. Whether it was a better … More Wandering

Losing Focus…

There are times when I post personal quandaries. This is one of them because I am feeling overwhelmed at the moment. This week my father entered to hospital with end stage Parkinson, pneumonia, congestive heart failure. He has very little time. We  were never close, I guess partly my fault, partly his. I don’t remember when … More Losing Focus…