Abandonment, the act of being abandoned, left. An act we feel as early as infancy when our tears our met with silence. An act we feel during adolescence when we weren't chosen, picked or asked. An act we feel as adults when we are looked over, skipped past or never even considered. Abandonment was not … Continue reading Chosen.
Here I sit almost a year from when I first put my fingers to the keys and began this whole 'writing' thing to see what it was all about. Ironically, it was the holidays that sparked my writing bug, due to my desperate need to get all the emotions and 'feels' out of my head … Continue reading My Thanksgiving Feels…
The birthplace of hospitality, philos...xenos, love...stranger. It's that simple. Be hospitable by loving strangers. The simplicity of it is exactly what it's meant to be. Hospitality isn't meant to be a beautiful 4-course meal, a perfectly decorated home or 3000 plus square feet with hill country views. While all of those things are beautiful blessings … Continue reading Philos…Xenos…hospitality
We've all heard this silly yet truthful term, F.O.M.O., fear of missing out. How many of us can say with full honesty that we have not felt this at one time or another throughout the course of our life? Whether it be through social media posts of friends enjoying a nice evening out or their … Continue reading F.O.M.O.
I am selfish. I want what I want. I often expect or even demand my outcome to be priority. I look out for myself. I allow my expectations to take over my emotions and anger settles in. This is just one of my many sins. This is what I bring to the table but so … Continue reading Selfish.
Really, I am quite convinced that my brain has been hijacked by an actual toddler who has decided to stuff cheerios into any area that may contain the slightest bit of sanity. I am throwing tantrums, crying randomly and frankly, I could use a nap? You feelin me? I am not sure if it's the … Continue reading Am I’m losing it?
That loaded word. It circulates through our day and drags us down into the trenches. It shortens our temper and pulsates our eyes. Exhaustion. As a mom this word has become my new norm. It's no longer that weird feeling but the daily feeling. Almost so that if I actually get a good nights sleep … Continue reading Exhausted….
anx·i·e·ty aNGˈzīədē/ noun 1 a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. Worry, nervousness, unease about an imminent event. This is my current state of mind, my head space. Ughh, I hate it. So what has placed me into this uneasy zone of dread and … Continue reading Good stress is still stress…
I am an extroverted introvert. Yes. You read that correctly, even if you had to read it 3 times. I am this. This is me. My social excitement and love for humans may quickly place me in that box of extroverts who lives for the lime light, when in reality, my introverted self just desperately … Continue reading Diary of an extroverted introvert.
Loneliness is such an isolating feeling. That's not breaking news, I know. The word mom and loneliness should be an oxymoron but they do in fact coexist, wrestle and sit at the same table. For me as a mom, loneliness has many faces. There is physical loneliness, which I'm happy to admit I actually asked … Continue reading Loneliness Has No Limits