We had a party in our Ward for the birthday anniversary of Relief Society being established. So last night we held a shindig, there was a beautifully laid banquet table filled with scones and sandwiches and delicious soft drinks. There were banners and balloons. We had a token gift exchange, there was a celebration cake… Read More Relief Society 176th Birthday Anniversary
Today is a good day, don’t fret, but I was musing on how different and perhaps unhealthy grief is within Mormonism and the Latter Day Saint community. Typically people are missed somewhat but not really grieved. When some folks leave the Church or lose their faith they often remark on how different death is perceived… Read More Grief and Mormonism
While all my “if wishes were kisses I’d sure be a floozy’s” dreams of what could be done are delightful to contemplate, I still need to be realistic somewhat.… Read More 9 Days Holiday To Take – Whooohoooo
I can testify that through the other side of scary is a delightful, gorgeous, joyfully ordinary life free of fear and free of worry over things which shouldn’t be a thing. … Read More Is it Domestic Violence? How to discern.
Lamenting and pearl clutching are becoming a hobby born of a feeling of impotence, of feeling like there is nothing that can be done, a default reaction, and yet those move the cause along hardly at all.… Read More Toughen up a bit, People.
First day back to work after the winter / Christmas / New Year break. I feel I should have brought more provisions with me…. I don’t know what suddenly dropping down to 4000 calories a day will do to a woman after the holiday excess! My clothes are no indicator of whether I have overindulged… Read More Down to 4000 calories a day
Flipping heck. There I was, bimbling along, having a nice time making new acquaintances and learning new skills at a First Aid refresher course and they talk about recognising heart problems, described the symptoms and inexplicably and unreasonably I started feeling upset and raise my hand and say in a quiet voice “I’m not having fun anymore,… Read More Do Not Scratch The Surface