I'm tired of languishing in this place of defeat. Bemoaning the mountain of crap that has piled on top of me, it's time to break out and fly!!! It's time to pursue my hearts desire and stop killing the vibe just as it gets started. I've learned a lot and I can put it to … Continue reading Time to hit the Starting Blocks
Holiday Weekends are Made for…
It depends on the holiday really, but most are created to give pause and reflect on something important. Too often these thoughts never enter our minds as we enjoy an extra day to pursue our own interests. People with a closer connection to this Mondays Memorial Day holiday will be focusing on remembering loved ones … Continue reading Holiday Weekends are Made for…
Self-Care…Just Do It! **UPDATE**
Today/Tomorrow is a most dreaded of self-care days. It was a full seven years ago that I had my first colonoscopy, not a fun experience! First the fast, second the solution. I was presented with a gallon jug replete with an orange flavored granulated substance. Once willed with water it was required that I drink … Continue reading Self-Care…Just Do It! **UPDATE**
Should I or shouldn’t I?
When I write it is problematic for me. It causes people to either freak out or say good job. This is my open journal of life, my thoughts, intentions, my failures and fears. I am going to take a break. When and if I feel it is time to return, I will. If not, good … Continue reading Should I or shouldn’t I?
Together We Heal
I see books that espouse it and hear people say it, I have worked to re-frame my childhood to make sexual abuse seem less heinous, thereby removing the word and its connotation. I have even tried to ingest the old saying, "no matter how bad you have it, someone has it worse." Among those that share the same experience … Continue reading Together We Heal
David’s Big Mistake…Our Big Mistake too
In the spring of the following year, at the time when wars begin, David sent Joab and the Israeli army to destroy the Ammonites. They began by laying siege to the city of Rabbah. But David stayed in Jerusalem. One night he couldn’t get to sleep and went for a stroll on the roof of the palace. … Continue reading David’s Big Mistake…Our Big Mistake too
The Entry Points of Temptation
***CAUTION: ADULT CONTENT*** We really have to be on our guard men, our society tells us one thing and then advertises another. Payday candy bar. To my shock and dismay they used the inference and imagery of a "flasher" to advertise their product. They actually show the wrapper being removed and pixellate the area where genitalia … Continue reading The Entry Points of Temptation
In your face Satan.. Its Celebration Time!
This week, I had the rare opportunity to share my personal story with a group of men, most of whom I did not know. I told them of all the mistakes I made, the willful disobedience and rebelliousness that infected my heart and how I eventually suffered complete and utter failure that reduced every hope and dream to a pile of … Continue reading In your face Satan.. Its Celebration Time!
The 1 in 6 Statistic
Direct link to this page on website. Researchers have found that 1 in 6 men have experienced abusive sexual experiences before age 18. And this is probably a low estimate, since it doesn’t include noncontact experiences, which can also have lasting negative effects. If you’ve had such an experience, or think you might have, you … Continue reading The 1 in 6 Statistic