Longing for Something
Human nature makes us do crazy, stupid, and terrible things to each other when we’re scared. I am human. I don’t want to add to the chaos.
At some point in any relationship, we all ask ourselves, "Is it worth the effort to continue? What am I receiving from this?"
We have always learned by living, always curiously investigating the world around us.
Searching for authenticity and using my words like magic spells.
While I did spend a considerable amount of time trying to master my depression and anxiety by “surfing,” I was always on the lookout for a better way, a method or analogy better suited for my personality.
My dreams reflect my desire for someone to help me, fix it for me, and return things to normal.
There are far too many pretty and fun things in my immediate surroundings for my mind to dwell on to be stuck in the mud too long.
“Memento Mori – Remember death,” the Stoics say, “for tomorrow is promised to no one.” Death is always lurking nearby, no matter your health or situation. It matters not where or when you live. We all die. Death does not discriminate. It comes but once for all of us and it’s distinct for each...
Most days, when my husband finishes work, we go for a walk. Sometimes it’s just down to the mailbox and back, a little more than a mile. Other days we feel like we should go farther and make the long loop around our block, about almost three miles. It’s good exercise for us, physically...