Category Archives: anxiety

HIGH ANXIETY

There are so many things that cause us to be afraid and anxious.  It could be a health issue.  It might be a family problem or work is causing you to stress out.  We, as human beings like to be … Continue reading

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IS IT GOOD TO GET ANGRY?

From a very early age, I was taught that we shouldn’t succumb to anger.  Not only was it a negative way to behave, but it had serious consequences.  As my life progresses, I keep hearing that voice in the back … Continue reading

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THE VOICE OF GOD

When I was a child, I recall sitting in the sanctuary of our beautiful, Gothic styled, Lutheran church.  The stained glass windows depicted various scenes from the Bible.  The ceiling had paintings of angels and above the altar was a statue … Continue reading

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THE BATTLE IS REAL

For the past week or so, I’ve been doing some research for my series on the missing years of Jesus’ life.  It seems that somehow, when I start something like this, I suffer from some seriously bad dreams.  Last night … Continue reading

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TAKE A BREATH

“Take a breath and count to ten.”  We’ve all said it at one time or another.  It sometimes works with children, but what about  adults?  How do we control our anger when faced with so much of it every day?  … Continue reading

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SUNDAY BLESSINGS

Sunday is noted as the first day of the week on our calendars.  It’s also the last day of the weekend.  To most Christians, it is a day of worship and rest.  My oldest grandson even used that as an … Continue reading

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I’M HAVING A BAD DAY!

We all have bad days – well, maybe there are a few hours that aren’t so good – perhaps it was a few minutes that didn’t sit well with you and you considered the whole day a bomb.  When it … Continue reading

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THE INNER WORKINGS OF A MOM

Maybe it’s something to do with my past or my fear of failure that’s driven me to be a worrier.  Maybe it’s something common only to women – especially when they become mothers.  Maybe it’s a combination of both these … Continue reading

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ORDER FROM CONFUSION?

This is one of my first entries on WordPress.  Funny how some things just never change. My dreams are often full of creativity and unusual thoughts which don’t usually manifest themselves in my daily life.  Sometimes they become part of a play … Continue reading

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FEAR NOT!

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should … Continue reading

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DRAMA!!!

  We all have a certain amount of drama in our lives.  With the invention of the internet and instant news, we’ve all become an active part in the drama that is playing out all around us.  We can become … Continue reading

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I CAN’T HELP BUT WONDER

As I sit here in a sunbathed room, I can see the colors beginning to change.  Squirrels have been actively storing up black walnuts from the tree in our front yard.  They’re so busy, it makes me wonder if they … Continue reading

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STOP THE WORLD

About a year ago, I started posting cartoons pertaining to writers.  I did this as a means of taking my mind off of the negativity going on prior to our last election.  Laughter can be good medicine, but so often … Continue reading

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WHAT DREAMS MAY COME?

‘If we shadows have offended, think but this and all is mended, that you have but slumber’d here, while these visions did appear. And this weak and idle theme, no more yielding but a dream.’  William Shakespeare I hold claim … Continue reading

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YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE

How many times have you heard this? My life stinks. I’m going nowhere. I’ve had this problem all my life; it will never go away. I just can’t find the energy anymore. I don’t think God loves me. I’m tired … Continue reading

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GOT SPUNK?

After seeing “Gone With the Wind” as a young girl, my heart was set on moving south so I could talk like they do and live the life of serendipity.  I’d sit on veranda of my country mansion sipping mint juleps … Continue reading

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DON’T GIVE UP

Sunday – a day which starts a new week.  What better way to begin, than to go and worship the One who created this world. He has His finger on the pulse of our land.  He knows what we need … Continue reading

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WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.”   Julie Andrews The world is full of a lot of unhappiness and many people aren’t even sure they will have enough money to make it to the next pay check – … Continue reading

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DIVIDED WE FALL

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded … Continue reading

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EXPRESSING THOUGHTS WITHOUT WORDS

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON 5/29/14 BY ATIMETOSHARE.ME A mixture of saline and water which appears during a specific episode. It can occur when a foreign object enters the area. It can be produced through irritation, emotion, a strong odor or taste. … Continue reading

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