When I was about 10 years old, my mother took me with her to a popular craft store in the area that was having a massive sale. This store is still open and has this big clearance sale every summer. It was there that I was able to purchase, and get hooked on, a new … Continue reading Whose pattern are you following?
Abby, of Owen Sound, born in Brant County, passed away peacefully at North Heritage Animal Hospital on January 10, 2020 at the age of 66 (10 chronological years) after a brief illness, likely cancer. She was surrounded by love as she ran through the gates of heaven. Abby will be greatly missed by her people: … Continue reading In loving memory of Abby
In my post a few months ago, "You do not have my consent!" I quoted Warren Buffet and his thoughts on having an emotional response to everything that is said to you. After some recent experiences and research, I kinda disagree with him. On Wednesday, I was on a conference call for the weight loss … Continue reading Hooked on a Feeling
I once heard on a radio talk show that unmet expectations are the main cause of failure of just about every relationship. And when you really think about it, at its most simplest form, this is true. When you look at the last time you got mad at one of your kids, what happened? You … Continue reading What do you expect?
According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, the need to belong and be known is right in the middle. Some people look at being known and see it as the need to be famous, well-known or popular. On the other hand, people need people. They don't always realize it but they do. On Sunday, the sermon … Continue reading Will you be my friend?
Before I moved, almost a year ago, I made a list of things I wanted to do (hobbies, Bible studies, reading, changing habits, etc) and a list of people I wanted to connect with on a regular basis since I was moving three hours away. (I apologize now if you were one of those people … Continue reading The Road to Hell
Hello Everyone! My name is Janice and I struggle with food addiction. This is one of the things I say when I introduce myself each week at Celebrate Recovery. This is also one of my biggest struggles in which I don't seem to be making much headway. Let me also clarify that it is not … Continue reading One step at a time…
Recently, I started reading a book called Made to Crave by Lysa TerKeurst. I know a lot of my issues surrounding my food addiction are spiritual. I want to have a better relationship with God, make it more of a two-way relationship, but something is holding me back. I have a hard time fully surrendering. … Continue reading What do you crave?
I was playing a game on my phone the other day when a thought came to me. The game is Bricks and Balls. You win the game by clearing the screen by bouncing the balls off the bricks as often as is required to clear it. Some puzzles, like most, are more challenging than others. … Continue reading How do you win the war?
I have a confession to make. I am a 42-year-old woman who sleeps with a stuffed animal. I sleep with it primarily so that: a) I do not completely curl my chest forward and it helps my back, and b) I feel comforted while I am sleeping. Especially while sleeping alone. I have had this … Continue reading We all need to be comforted