Monthly Archives: February 2013

Week 2

So I didn’t lose any weight this second time through. What was different: actually measured “2 oz” of cheese, and found it to be twice as much as I had the first week; had (very greasy) sausage choice, instead of … Continue reading

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8 glasses of water, 8 hours of sleep…

Raise your hand if you’ve ever had problems with sleep. If I asked everyone to share their own tricks for dealing with it, I’m sure we’d have a wonderful variety of ideas! (OK, you can put your hands down now.) … Continue reading

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Are you a thief?

Yesterday was kind of deviant! Because we’ve been asking “Where does it hurt?” Not “How can we help those who are hurting?” So we need to turn that around (yesterday’s theme), and put yourself in the place of the one … Continue reading

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We belong to each other.

To simply let someone know you haven’t forgotten them is so important. That will help to avoid the place of pain called neglect, which of course, can be another form of abuse. (There we go, blurring things together again!) Another … Continue reading

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Simply not forgetting, is doing something good

Having fun with pain doesn’t seem quite right, I know, but… it’s neat to see if I’ll be able to move smoothly from one to the next, all the way through! Of course, there’s a pretty good blur between insults, … Continue reading

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Misunderstood.

It’s not too bad if you can explain yourself and correct things. But there are many times when you can’t, and that hurts. I can think of several situations, from my own personal experience. You can’t explain yourself because: it … Continue reading

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The Secret

Secret post! Well, just meaning that it’s not going to Facebook. ‘Cos I know lots of people will say “that can’t be good for you”, etc. First of all, here’s something that actually has been a secret: I did give … Continue reading

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used to feel *I* was incapable of jealousy

“Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.” (Erica Jong) You can nurse your anger because of unforgiveness, but could it be that jealousy is also involved? My own “place of pain” in recent times has been seeing other … Continue reading

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Forgive me for being born!

No, seriously! People often say that in anger (yesterday’s place of pain), but there is some truth to it: “Forgive me for being born” could mean “accept me for who I am”. Forgiveness is another huge subject, with mounds of … Continue reading

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“Service Pleasing to God”… is exciting!!

From 1 Thessalonians 2:1-20 Properly motivated service: Seeks God’s help–knowing you need it for anything you do (that’s worthwhile); seek it to START, including just knowing WHAT to do. Submits to God’s testing. No matter what it looks like, or … Continue reading

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