Life on Pause: Having Faith & Dealing With the Normal Things in Life.

   It has been a bit since I have posted to this particular blog series…I’ve been busy with life things: work, trying to relax, scheduling events to promote my book, finishing other poetry collections, creating postcards to sell in a nearby store ….and…trying to live in the present….that is what most PTSD survivors spendContinue reading “Life on Pause: Having Faith & Dealing With the Normal Things in Life.”

Life on Pause… The reasons for sharing my past stories…

So I started this “Life on Pause” blog series for a few reasons ….  #1. It is a journal for me to track my progress to see how far I’ve come… Nobody ever said healing was easy… Writing is my way to heal. #2. I hope that my experiences can help others.  I have beenContinue reading “Life on Pause… The reasons for sharing my past stories…”

Life on Pause: Looking Back

Bless me….”Life on Pause” blog, for it has been awhile since my last post. I’ve been busy with life things, pursuing interests and working. Everything may come to a close next month. A little over two years later, there might be some closure. Closure on the outside, but not quite on the inside. My mindContinue reading “Life on Pause: Looking Back”

Life on Pause: Waiting for the Magic

It is hard getting older… and those of you who are older than me – will tell me that I am still quite young and laugh at me – saying how I have so much life yet to live . Although, I will tell you- there are days that I feel much older than myContinue reading “Life on Pause: Waiting for the Magic”

Life on Pause: Just a reminder:You already have His love.

There is something that I have always known….. It is something that I didn’t have to be taught…But yet, it is something that I see people trying to work towards and feel that they have to earn…Or that they have to say special prayers….or do so many good deeds, or live life without certain things….Continue reading “Life on Pause: Just a reminder:You already have His love.”

Life on Pause: What do you do when “Play” is pushed?

So…your life has felt stagnant…on pause….But what do you do when that “play button” is finally pushed? How will you react?… Slowly, my movie is returning to play…. Scenes are being added and new characters are being developed…and even new plot twists are coming up – but you know what? That is good, because itContinue reading “Life on Pause: What do you do when “Play” is pushed?”

Life on Pause: Pondering Life…

If not every day , it is at least every other day that I find myself contemplating the meaning of life and the reason that I am here…Of course, then that leads me to thoughts of my own mortality -and what exacty is the reason for life. And a verse comes to mind-one that IContinue reading “Life on Pause: Pondering Life…”

Life on Pause: “This is just a test” from God

I have been put out of my comfort zone. I am going to have to finally stand up and put up a fight. I’ve always avoided confrontation… But if I want to survive, I am going to have to fight. But there are good and bad ways to fight…And I believe with correct and honestContinue reading “Life on Pause: “This is just a test” from God”

Life on Pause: Not quite yet…

So, I entered a courtroom for the first time in my life yesterday for the big hearing…. but as much as I would like to say things were solved….they weren’t. Certain things that were supposed to be filed by the other party, did not get filed (which included a mutal agreement) and when I thoughtContinue reading “Life on Pause: Not quite yet…”

Life on Pause: Judgement Day?

This is going to be somewhat of  nerve-wracking week for me. I have plenty to keep me busy leading up to the “blessed” event. I’ll be working, covering meetings for the newspaper that I write for and attending the first class for a new bible study… Should be plenty to keep my mind off the stressfulContinue reading “Life on Pause: Judgement Day?”