Tag: growing

70 pounds gone

Many weeks ago, in the evening, I was sitting with my husband watching TV. Well sort of watching TV, he was watching, I was knitting. It was just on. There was a commercial I had seen (heard) many times before. A woman is standing there, […]

A Transforming Moment

Long ago, my family, myself, husband, 4-year-old daughter and 2 cats, moved from the Seattle, Washington area to Delray Beach, Florida to be closer to his family. It was a struggle since we did not go with jobs. We did what we could through the […]

Sorry

Sorry

My last post created many interesting responses. Some thought I was not grieving. Some thought I was being callous. Some thought I was insincere. Some agreed with me completely. What I’m saying is “I’m sorry for your loss” has become a stock response when we […]

I Am Feeling Wonderful!

I Am Feeling Wonderful!

The other day I was just getting settled at the midweek meditation at my church when one of the ladies ask, “Barbara, how are you today?” I responded enthusiastically, “I am wonderful. Thank you for asking.” Another lady added, “If you were any better, you’d […]

The End of 2017

The End of 2017

I’ve had a very crazy 2 years. From reading my blogs, you already know that. But as 2017 quickly comes to a close, it’s time to be grateful for how far I’ve come. The good news is I’m on my way back to health. Some […]

Do What You Have Never Done

Do What You Have Never Done

“To have what you have never had do what you have never done.” This quote came to me as a refrigerator magnet sometime around 2000 to 2001. It was after I had beat cancer and I wanted something different in my life other than the […]

Life Is An Inside Job

Life Is An Inside Job

“Remember, the entrance door to the sanctuary is inside you.”  –  Rumi   I came across this quote from the ancient writer Rumi. Quotes are a good place to start a thought, an idea, a truth, a remembrance. How often do we want happiness to […]