What makes you afraid? What makes your palms sweat, your stomach hurt, your heart seize up? When I was little, I was afraid of witches, especially the Wicked Witch of the West. I was afraid of bad grades. Of going to the dentist. Of speaking in public. Of my parents' deaths. Now, as an adult, … Continue reading More stories: FEAR
Sometimes I'm the put-upon. Sometimes I'm the superior one. Sometimes I'm the compassionate one. Sometimes I'm a dismal failure. Sometimes I'm a huge success. I tell myself all kinds of stories about myself. But they're just that - stories. I've been pondering the subject of this post for weeks now. I briefly touched on it … Continue reading Stories we tell ourselves. Truth or fiction?
There seems to be a lot of too much going around. My friends are too busy and too tired. And so am I. That seems to be a common symptom of our society. We work too hard and play too hard. We fill every moment with activity. We even seem to feel guilty if we … Continue reading Sometimes it’s just too much