Why so Snappy? Pt 2

Why do we snap off at the people we love most? Sometimes I wonder why we speak so short and rudely to our family members. It’s like we don’t care that they have feelings. I don’t mean to bark but I do. Always after I use a harsh tone of voice I feel so bad. … Continue reading Why so Snappy? Pt 2

Porn

Now that I have your attention... Shock words like "porn", "sex", "free", "money", "racism", and others make humans do a double take when the word is written or spoken. If a proclaimed Christian says a shock word like "porn" people get confused. Humans have preconceived ideas in their head about how religious people should speak … Continue reading Porn

Fifth Rule of Social Media

Don’t assume, especially emotions. You can’t read minds. Speaking of emotions, don’t try to read it into someone’s post. Maybe the post the thing to make a point. Maybe they aren’t really angry.  You are not a mind reader.  Even if you think the words portray what the human who posted it is feeling you … Continue reading Fifth Rule of Social Media

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

100 Days = 100 Posts

This afternoon's post around 3 pm (CST) will be the 100th Thought of the Day. I hope you are enjoying reading my thoughts as much as I am loving writing and sharing them with you. Tomorrow is the official 100th day of this year. 2020 has started out like a Ace Venture, crazy and weird. … Continue reading 100 Days = 100 Posts

Art > Therapy

I am not artistic in the painting, drawing, sculpting sense of the word. I am a word artist. I create images in the minds of readers like you. When I write about a flower that has brilliant red and yellow petals on a stem of green with sunlight shining down on it's leaves. You can … Continue reading Art > Therapy

Ain’t Nothing But a Thing

Aw, did that person yell at you? Ain't nothing but a thing. Why are you laughing? Ok, I admit that is a funny way to start a conversation. Hear me out. If someone says something mean to you, is it really about you? It very well might be about them. Maybe they snap at you … Continue reading Ain’t Nothing But a Thing

Be Nice

I was listening to a couple arguing over what move to watch. She said he couldn't watch what he wanted because she didn't like it. Then he said "Well I hate your girl movies." It took all I had not to tell them to be nice. It takes an entire two seconds to say, "OK … Continue reading Be Nice

Who are You?

How do you see yourself? Do you see yourself as a writer, artist, worker, manager, 9 to 5-er, housewife? How you perceive yourself has a great influence in your daily success. For the longest time I didn’t call myself an author or even a writer. I was just a wife and mom who liked to … Continue reading Who are You?