I came across this video by Leslie Morgan Steiner, who is a survivor of domestic violence, and felt the need to share it on Truly Madly Sassy. Give it a listen... Are you questioning whether or not you are in an abusive relationship? Do you know someone who might be questioning themselves as well? If so, here are some of the things to look for when it comes to the ... Read More about “I Never Once Thought of Myself as a Battered Wife” -Leslie Morgan Steiner on Domestic Violence
Thursday, November 2, 2017, started out like any other day: I fed the dog, took him out, checked email, and scrolled through Facebook over breakfast and a steaming, hot cup of java. Those of us who are locals, of course, have our own facebook group, and I noticed a post that someone had made about a whale that had beached itself near the pier. At first, I didn't think much about it, but as the ... Read More about “OKI” The Oak Island Whale
Kristi asked me to guest blog for her awhile back, and I excitedly accepted. Then I had an “oh no” moment. My blog is rather different from Kristi’s blog. I had no idea what or how to write for her blog. I dredged my mind for any ideas that I could possibly work and write for the blog. And then I remembered the quote from Oriah Mountain Dreamer that I had previously shared on Kristi’s blog in the ... Read More about Eclectic Spirituality: A Different Perspective On Being
What is your name? What are you called? What name do you go by? The name on your birth certificate? Your middle name? A nickname? What did your mother call you? How about your siblings, or your best friends? Do you wear your name comfortably? Are you able to introduce yourself without a second thought as to which name to use? Bond. James Bond. Are you laughing? Do you think I’m nuts? Is ... Read More about What’s In A Name?
I love to color. And when my friends tell you that my hot pink coloring bag is busting at the seams and that I'm one marker away from an intervention, they're telling you the truth. If there's a marker out there I don't have or haven't tried, I would be shocked as all get out. The photo in this post was colored by yours truly sometime last year. Loving myself hasn't always been a given. In fact, ... Read More about Loving Yourself: A Look at Kim McMillen’s Work