It’s Thanksgiving. What do I got to be thankful for? Another year of abuse from a man who’s no good? Should I be thankful that I lost another baby cause he knocked me about and that child going to see its father beat its mother like other kids do? Should I be thankful I’m still… Read More Thankful…For What?
“What comes to mind when I say, moon scraped knuckles and knocking knees?” Mats shook his head. “Nothing off the bat. Is it the name of a song, a poem, a movie?” “It’s a name I’m thinking of giving my blog.” “You have a blog?” “Not yet but I’m thinking of creating one on WordPress.”… Read More Abi’s Interest in Blogging
This week is the first week I’m working from home because of COVID-19. It’s been challenging because I liked going into the office and interacting with my co-workers. I miss the face to face contact, going for walks, lunch and coffee breaks. I miss goign for my morning jog or to the gym but I… Read More My Co-worker
After several failed relationships with men who used and abused me, I decided that I had had enough. I packed up and left my old, sad, unfulfilled life to begin anew. 31 Words This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here.
The scars you can’t see are the hardest to heal – Gecko & Fly I felt guilty. Guilty because I’m not sorry that he’s gone. He passed away a month ago from a second stroke. It happened while I was at the grocery store. When I got home, there was an ambulance and police cars… Read More Meg’s Story
My nephew, Sam and I were on a double date with a mother and her daughter. It has been a long while since I have even thought about dating again. Eight years ago I lost my fiancee, Brenda. She was killed by a drunk driver just weeks before our wedding. It took a long, long… Read More Thomas and Tracey
May 1-7 has been Mental Health awareness week. One in three Americans struggles with mental illness but the rate is much higher in women. Research shows that women are 40% more likely to develop depression than men. It is not clear why mental illness is more common among women but doctors have come up with a number… Read More Women and Mental Health
More than 50 million people in India suffer from a mental illness. In 2011, India recorded the highest rate of major depression in the world at 36 per cent. According to doctors, roughly 10 per cent of India’s population suffers from depression – MGMH Women with mental illness are treated as less than human.… Read More Mental Health Crisis in India
Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and he shall hear my voice – Psalm 55:17 Nothing is more powerful than prayer. Sister Mary knows that and that is why she is such a prayer warrior. After meeting Jesus more than 10 years ago, Sister Mary has shared His love… Read More When Sister Mary Prays