The Books That Got Me Through 2018

We’re coming up on the end of 2018 and I’ve been thinking a lot about all that’s happened this year… My oldest daughter graduated from high school in May and went away to university in August. My youngest daughter moved in with her father in August. My husband and I had our first foster placementContinue reading “The Books That Got Me Through 2018”

Get Weird: Discover the Surprising Secret to Making a Difference by CJ Casciotta – BOOK REVIEW

Title: Get Weird: Discover the Surprising Secret to Making a Difference Author: CJ Casciotta Publication Date & Publisher: September 11, 2018, Faith Words Genre(s): Christian Living/Practical Life/Personal Growth Length: 217 pages ISBN: 978-1-5460-3191-8 My Rating: 3.5/5.0   Description (from Goodreads): Most of us grow up believing it’s more important to fit in than to standContinue reading “Get Weird: Discover the Surprising Secret to Making a Difference by CJ Casciotta – BOOK REVIEW”

When God Made You – a review

Now that my girls are older, I rarely get the opportunity to read children’s books. Okay, that’s a lie… Image found on Flickr, Linda Jordon On occasion (aka not so occasionally), you can find me sitting in my library/sewing/writing/soon-to-be-bed room reading Dr. Seuss — out loud.  (Not sure what it says about me that there’s a roomContinue reading “When God Made You – a review”

Father Found, Identity Now Missing.

A few years ago, my mom found out that her father wasn’t her father.   She and my uncle had taken a DNA test and it turned out he was her half-brother. The relationship between my mom and grandma was already strained, so this bomb basically destroyed what little bit of communication still existed between them.Continue reading “Father Found, Identity Now Missing.”

How Can I Keep My Sanity and Enjoy My Life? By A Power Outside of My Own.

Warning:  Today’s post is not going to be funny or upbeat.  I’m about to be serious (for once). Mauerbauertraurigkeit – n. the inexplicable urge to push people away, even close friends who you really like. I saw this word on my Twitter feed today. My husband and I were sitting at the table this morning talking aboutContinue reading “How Can I Keep My Sanity and Enjoy My Life? By A Power Outside of My Own.”

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