Category Archives: five minute friday

Begin

Beginnings are scary. Beginning school each year, married life, parenthood, life in a new location, beginning membership in a new organization, whatever starting something new, beginning is scary. A myriad of questions run through my mind What will happen? Will … Continue reading

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Breathing in the Good

“Breathe in. Breathe out. Inhale Exhale. Take in the good. Exhale the bad.” Ever hear those words, or words similar? I have. Every time I watch (and sometimes follow) an exercise video. Those are popular words for fitness gurus. Except, … Continue reading

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Painting a Brighter Future

The choices were staggering. Not only colors like, blue, green, teal, pink, and yellow, beige, eggshell, but variations and combinations of them to choose from. Hundreds of colors, and I had to select just three. Kitchen was easy. Yellow. I’d … Continue reading

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Writing to Heal

When my husband was first diagnosed a friend suggested I journal. She and I were after all writers. Isn’t that what writers do? Write? Why? I asked. So, you’ll remember,” she said. Yeah, guess what. I didn’t think I’d need … Continue reading

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Why Write Our Pain Away

“I’m not going to journal.” That was my answer when a writing friend suggested I journal about my husband’s illness. I repeated the answer when he lost his battle and she suggested again. No way was I going to write … Continue reading

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