Friends Who Struggle

What I learned from a friend struggling with her identity

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I became friends with someone who struggled with lesbianism. She along with her husband came to a book study my husband and I led. It was through this study we became friends. We also went to the same church. Continue reading “Friends Who Struggle”

Childhood School Issues

Attention Deficit Disorder and Learning Disabilities

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Outside the lines

I had trouble in school growing up. I have Attention Deficit Disorder, not Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, but ADD. In other words, I am easily distracted but not hyper-active. Besides ADD I also have learning disabilities. Continue reading “Childhood School Issues”

Ten Things I can’t live without

If I lived in a tiny house what I would need


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Tiny house in the big woods

It has been a romantic notion of mine to live in a tiny house or a travel trailer for part of the year. When I think of downsizing, what I could eliminate comes to mind. In other words, what is most important for my survival? Continue reading “Ten Things I can’t live without”

My Mental Illness

Prince William gave me courage to talk

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After Prince William of England went public this week with his mental illness I was amazed. For him, it is a constant battle to keep the details of his life private. And here he was talking publicly about a private matter, his health. Continue reading “My Mental Illness”

Those Scary Roads

Things that scare you out of your pants

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If your life is a struggle, take heart. I’ve been down a scary road, too. Your circumstances may be different than mine. Perhaps you are suffering in ways I can’t even imagine. You may be doubting your faith will Continue reading “Those Scary Roads”