I have an 18m old son who test my patience daily. He throws toys that hit me in the face, tries to bite my feet, breaks things, whines and throws tantrums when he doesn’t get what he wants. He touches things that I don’t want him touching and tries to take things that I am using… Continue reading Steps to disciplining yourself before you discipline your child.
As I sit here on the couch I am thinking about how I have to mail out 2 thank you cards for a box of toddler clothes I received for my son Cash. As my mind begins to go deeper into these thoughts I begin thinking about how it costs about fifty cents for just… Continue reading 1 Simple Step to Take that Will Change Your Life
I woke up this morning with the same thoughts on my mind I carried to bed with me. I know from experience not to go to bed carrying any weight from the day that doesn’t benefit being taken with me into the NEXT day. While here in Oregon, on this retreat I assumed I… Continue reading Life is full of shit
My “redecorating” story… It has definitely been a crazy year. After moving back up north after almost 10 years, I left all the material possessions I had accumulated down south including, Cash’s brand new crib, dresser, room decor, all of my clothes, furniture and memories. Everything I had spent my whole life accumulating was just… Continue reading My redecorating story
My depression caused ME to kill MYSELF. Many of us suffer from this form of sadness we have come to label as depression. For someone who has never experienced depression let me tell you this… It is not just a feeling of sadness and it is not just an emotional feeling. Depression if not treated… Continue reading My Depression Caused Me To Kill Myself.
While driving in the car earlier today with my 7 year old step daughter in the back seat she asked me, “Angela, are you Catholic or Pentecostal?” I stopped myself from answering immediately and tried to think about the best answer to give. I chose to go with honesty… I told her I am… Continue reading How to explain to a child what is “good and bad.”
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Lets begin with a story… “A senior monk and a junior monk were traveling together. At one point, they came to a river with a strong current. As the monks were preparing to cross the river, they saw a very young and beautiful woman also attempting to cross.…