If Only…

A monster lives inside of me. It is ugly. It is powerful. It is a wall. A wall with claws and teeth. It protects me and hurts me at the same time. I have spent most of my life trying to tame, cage, or hide it. The monster's name is RAGE. Tuesday night I somehow …

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The Overhaul

Yesterday I renamed my blog and scrapped the old format. So much about my life and beliefs has changed over the past two years that for a few months I considered deleting it altogether and starting a new one. In the end I decided to just rewrite the about page to hopefully reflect what I …

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No Resurrection Without a Death

For quite some time now I have dreamed of three things. Completing a novel and seeing it published. Spending two months in Ireland. Purchasing a home suitable to run an Air B&B. In December, 2016 I completed my first novel. It is currently in the editing stage and I hope to submit it to a publisher …

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All the Little Ways

The universe (God, goddess, angels, universal consciousness, whatever you want to call it) speaks to me in many different ways. I have had dreams, visions, heard a public speaker (complete stranger) reiterate in a talk the exact words of a private conversation I had with a friend earlier that day, seen repeating numbers, and on rare …

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Going with the Flow

I felt an episode of SAD (Seasonal Affected Disorder) coming on last night. Okay, I admit it, I hate winter. Hey, what can I say? I'm a beach girl. And a Pisces. With a Scorpio Moon. Water is in my blood chart. Definitely not snow. Snow doesn't count as water in my book. Scientifically it is …

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Celebrating the Day of the Dead

I am fairly certain that I have not donned a costume for Halloween in at least 35 years. This particular celebration, while fun as a child, never really found a foothold in my heart. Add to that, in Christian circles, Halloween was disparaged as "Satan's high holy day" - something to be avoided as avidly as …

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