Showing posts from February, 2020

For You, the Reader

Welcome to your safe place! I hope these heart-felt messages will encourage those of you who feel you're going down for the last time. I know it feels scary to be in that spot; I've been there. However--whether or not you believe in the original Creator, I encourage you to read further. My suggestion is, like they say at Al Anon: “Take what’s good and leave the rest.” You may just discover a loving Higher Power has been holding you up all this time. Hey— you’re still here! Finding my way “home”—to finally feeling I was in a safe place—took time.  I’m learning to take the risk to be open to a closer relationship with those who have proven they genuinely love and value me. Without the love and compassion, patience and ongoing forgiveness of my two children, my life would have been…well, I can’t imagine how much harder it would have been. Much colder and lonelier. My "Lifetime Movie" would show me eventually learning how to feel safe and okay, even during major

All for the Good -- New Birth!

When the rug flies out from under you, or some major change occurs in your life that you were not expecting and do not want, you feel shocked…sad…hurt. You are going along as usual, worrying about the usual annoyances, when suddenly EVERYTHING CHANGES. You receive news that your project or your contract is ending. Or, something else happens that is totally unexpected...and, it feels terrifying.  Your first reaction is: NO! This is not happening. This cannot happen to me! I’m a good person. I’ve been kind to others. I’ve done my very best. How can this be? How could God let this happen? Change. Horrid change. Then the flood of feelings starts. Chaotic, mind-numbing worry thoughts wash over you. Desperate 3 a.m. fears. The feeling of drowning. Not wanting to get up in the morning. You feel like you’re dying. You want so much to stop the room from whirling around you. You try grabbing onto the first “prop” you can lay hands on. Anything to stop the pain and chaos. But it