God Winks

Rule #22: Flossie knows what’s up.

My Great Grandma, Flossie, used to say, “Whether the sky is blue or grey, there is always something to love or laugh at or smile at each and every day.” I think she was onto the secret of happiness in this sometimes crazy, difficult, painful, and confusing life.

God Winks are those love drops we need to remind us that we’re not alone and that there is truly good and beauty in every day.

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Pregnancy #2 + Grief

Rule #7: It’s okay to not be okay.  I’ve debated for months about writing and publishing this post. I’ve brooded over it, edited it, and debated scrapping the whole thing altogether. BUT. I’m a big…

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Comforting Those Who are Grieving

Rule #9: Words are the best medicine. When someone loses a loved one, there’s nothing you can do to make it all better. Simple as that. There is no magical phrase, book, gift, meal, embrace…

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Mayonnaise Packets

Rule #5: The little things are always bigger than they seem. My Daddy was a thief. Not a big one, just the low-level kinda thief. You see, I loved me a good turkey pita sandwich…

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The Basis of Fear: Anxiety + Depression

You wanna hear a dirty word? Here it is: ANXIETY. That’s right. I said it. Anx-EYE-eh-TEE. A lot of people have already stopped reading, so if you’re still here, thank you. I think it’s time…

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