The holiday season is upon us. Many people are not talking to family or friends because of a suffered wrong or a wrong they have imposed on another. They refuse to see them or communicate with them because of the hurt they feel, the hurt they have inflicted, or a combination of both. When the … Continue reading The Power of “I’m Sorry” (For The Holidays): Three Ways Apologizing Can Free You; Body, Mind, and Soul
To Sis, My neck bent back in laughter. I gasped for air as my belly danced in joy among my sisters, my sister-friends. We sat at this beautifully crafted table ladened with delicately and lovingly prepared dishes. Beyond us was God's masterpiece of flowing hills. It was not short of the shrubbery we relied on … Continue reading To Sis, With Love – Among Friends
To Sis, Sis, I stared out into my garden today just in time to see a mother hen swiftly walking past my tomatoes with two chicklings in close pursuit. Any other day I would shew them away, protecting my valuable crop, but today, today I stood and stared as they trotted through the garden sizing … Continue reading To Sis, With Love – Leaders Are What We Are
To Sis, Wow! You have come such a long way. The naysayers have to take a back seat now. They talked about you, ridiculed you, and said you would amount to nothing, but look at you now! You have gotten yourself together, and well put together at that. Sis, I like where you are headed … Continue reading To Sis, With Love – Look At You Now!
My mind often drifts to my earliest memory of being hurt. It was the result of one of the most important relationships in a young girl’s life – a friendship. It was/is a feeling of being rejected. I think many can attest that the feeling of their first hurt(s) follows them unless they attack … Continue reading Rejected. A Letter To My Former Friend(s)
Okay, so you have to choose. You cannot have both! If you had a choice of getting compliments about the way you look or compliments about the way you perform (professionally or otherwise), which one would you choose? I'm actually talking about forever and ever here. Choose the one that will be your forever and … Continue reading What does the type of compliments you expect say about you…. (and what does the type of compliments you give say about you?)
"Girl, you will not believe! I got the job I applied for!" "That's nice," came an unenthusiastic response. "Everything ok?" "Yes, I am just a bit tired. Anyway, I am happy for you. We will talk more about it later." "AHHHH. He proposed! I am getting married!" "You are?!! That's great!" she replied, rolling her eyes … Continue reading I am secretly NOT happy for you. (When women don’t support each other)