Well, it seems as though a hobby of mine and some friends has turned into a labor of love. We started making some gifts and accessories at the sewing machine for an upcoming craft show and it has turned into something over and above; as people have been viewing our crafts and then…requesting things of their own. To continue reading: Write Where You Are
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Posted in baby, Beauty, books, Creating, fashion, friendship, gifts, ideas, inspiration, Labor, love, making money, Passion, tagged accessories, crafting, crafts, friends, Fun, gifts, handsewn purses and handbags, hobby, Pinterest, sewing, tote bags on February 6, 2012| Leave a Comment »
Posted in abandonment, anger, attitude, comfort, communication, death, emotions, Faith, family, friendship, Frustration, grief, life, loss, observations, opinion, prayer, tagged anger, emotions, Faith, God, grief, loss, questions, suffering, tragedies on January 21, 2011| Leave a Comment »
When life throws the worst it has to offer at you; it’s hard not to ask, Why God? Why me, or my family, my friends…why must we suffer so? Watching the news and hearing the evil that takes place, the violence, the intolerance, the hate, the cruelty…it pushes the emotional hot buttons inside of the human heart. It is not that you wish those horrifying things to happen to another human being…but, surely anyone who has suffered deeply wants to know why they are suffering. That is natural, don’t you think?
There must be an answer to help hurting hearts to understand, that what is happening to cause them pain, isn’t happening because they are a bad person, or for no apparent reason at all. The mind and the soul just needs to make some kind of sense of it all. Understanding tragedy is no easy task. People have differing opinions on why bad things happen. If you would like to finish reading this post click here: Writewhereyouare
Posted in Amazing, anger, compassion, emotions, encouragement, excitement, friendship, Heart, life, loneliness, love, mental and physical health, observations, of connections, pain and misery, relationships, surprise, tagged acceptance, adulthood, compassion, embrace, emotions, excitement, Heart, hug, hurt, joy, lady, loneliness, love, pain, reassurance, relationships, sadness, teen, unconditional, worthy on March 26, 2009| Leave a Comment »
Tonight was a lesson in making someone feel loved and cherished. A young lady who has been missing from our community for personal reasons returned for a brief reunion with the people who truly care about her; I think it surprised her. It was emotional; she was embraced and verbally told that she was loved; that she was missed, and that everyone hoped to see her again soon. This is a young woman who needs to understand how much she is loved…because she struggles with that. She has been in pain and because of that…she has put herself through more than she needed to in her journey to adulthood.
Some people struggle with understanding love and accepting love in their life. Whether they don’t feel worthy of being loved or they just dont feel love for themselves in the first place; it is a difficult position to be in. Everyone needs love in their lives. They need to give it and they need to receive it. It needs to be unconditional…without strings attached.
It was a moving moment to see this young female teen enter into a room full of people and be moved to tears by the response of those people. I actually felt as though she was a sponge and was able to the first time in her life realize how much others care for her and accept it! If only everyone who is sad, lonely, angry, or hurt could feel the same kind of reassurance in their life that they are deserving of love. Do you know someone who needs a compassionate hug or a reassuring word?
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This subject is never a pleasant one. No one likes to acknowledge domestic abuse is a way of life…especially if it is happening within their own life. Unfortunately, domestic abuse happens every day in a multitude of ways. It doesn’t just happen in the lives of the poor, the rich, or the celebrity world; even though, that is often the stories that we hear about…those who are famous. We must awaken to the facts of domestic abuse; it is often learned behaviors that are used to control another person…either with intimidation, physical violence, emotional abuse or sexual abuse.
Domestic abuse is like cancer…it is constantly trying to destroy the people involved. It is a pattern of behavior that affect both the abuser and the person being abused. Many who are being abused do not recognize that what is happening in their lives is actually domestic abuse. The reasons for their lack of understanding, or denial are many. (more…)