It’s Mother’s Day

Today is the day we make sure all the moms know that we love them. Every person on this planet has an egg donor. Not everyone has a mother. We find it easier to consider absent fathers than it is to consider a mother who births a child and walks away, though it happens. To … Continue reading It’s Mother’s Day

Right is Right

Have you heard the saying "It is always the right time to do the right thing?" This truth is easier said than done for some people. What if the right thing causes hurt to someone you love? Would you do the wrong thing to protect your loved human? Just as hearing the truth is sometimes … Continue reading Right is Right

Things to Do at Home: Speak to Plants

Get a house plant, water it, feed it and talk to it. I love the Toby Mac's song Speak Life. It refers to speaking encouraging words to others. Toby explains that every interaction between humans is either encouraging or draining. You have the power to speak life into a person. You can encourage them or … Continue reading Things to Do at Home: Speak to Plants

Dogs are Not Things

If you are lucky enough to be owned by a dog then you understand that dogs have emotions. They are living creatures with a soul. I have blocked many people on social media who post any type of animal cruelty, but especially abused dogs. You can tell a lot about a person by how they … Continue reading Dogs are Not Things

Trust

Warning: Today’s thought is deep. Who do you trust? It’s easy to say, “I trust you”, do you really though? What does that mean? The trust I have for coworkers and friends is different from the trust I have for my children. The trust I have for my children is different from the trust I … Continue reading Trust

When You Die

Do these things at minimum to save your loved ones extra heartache. Also to ensure things happen as you wish. 1. Write a will. 2. Tell someone where that will is and read it to them. 3. Write names on the items you want certain people to have. Please, for the love of all that … Continue reading When You Die

Family is What You Make it

Family. I have one, we all do. Human families are multi-generational and consist of multi-species. My dog is my fur baby and certainly family. We have two families. The one we are born in to and the one we choose. Blood makes one and trust makes the other. There can be love in both. Families … Continue reading Family is What You Make it

You Do Not Have to Suffer

Life is a struggle. Will you have pain? Yes, that is true. However, there is so much more to life. We, humans, share joy as well as pain. There are happiness and sadness that happens. We learn from all of it. I saw a quote that made me shake my head and ask, “What the … Continue reading You Do Not Have to Suffer

We are All Homesick for Something

What are you missing? There is a feeling that comes and goes in the human heart. It is called hiraeth. Hiraeth is a Welsh concept of longing for home. Many Welsh people claim ‘hiraeth’ is a word which cannot be translated, meaning more than solely “missing something” or “missing home.” It is an unexplained longing. … Continue reading We are All Homesick for Something