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It was 3:30am on May 19th 1998. The phone rang at my moms house, she answered "Hello" the voice on the other end said "Are you JD's mom" she said "yes"........and the phone went dead...only a dial tone. She lay awake knowing, what we would all soon know.
The phone rang, I answered, my dad said "Put Jamie on the phone" After listening to Jamie say "ok, ok, ok" the phone was handed back to me. My dad said through a cracked voice and …Continue
By now, if you've read anything I've written, you know my blog posts are about "life lessons" and lessons that were learned, and lived personally.
I grew up within a house where there was minimal communication and an alcoholic father... that NEVER drank around his children. So it was not an abusive situation....just a non communicative one. So to be who I am today is truly a miracle, by the grace of an amazing mom.
At age 12 my parents got a divorce. My uncle came to visit…Continue
Look all around...what do you see?
I am a listener....a thinker....a person of wonder
When you watch from across the street do you ever stop and wonder....How'd they get there?
How did that homeless person get to be homelss? Do they have family? Were they ever married....but most importantly what happened to their job to put them in the homeless category?
And the person driving that REALLY nice car....was it inherited money or did they fulfill some lifelong dream…Continue
I always worried about my mom and dad being alone after their divorce....even with 3 kids. My mom had custody of us so she was NEVER alone, and other than work my dad was ALWAYS alone.
Alone can be many different things....Physically being alone when noone else is around. Or you can be surrounded by people, yet still feel lonely, like something is missing.
Lonlieness is a state of mind, and the mind can trap you into your own prison. So what cures lonlieness? Positive…Continue