Monthly Archives: March 2014

Hope for Healing in the Christian Marriage After Infidelity

How blessed we are, as Christians, to have the Lord to walk with us through such a difficult situation as the infidelity of one or both partners in a marriage. I once heard a very enlightening and hope-filled Christian radio program, in which a man had shared how he had found release from his addiction […]

How to Pass College Algebra with a Third Grade Math Education

My Daughter’s Number Nightmare “Picture it,” as Sophia (of the late 80’s-early 90’s sitcom, The Golden Girls) would say. College Algebra, first semester Freshmen year, first day. Shiny new textbook, crisp new college-ruled notebook, graph paper tablet, engineering calculator, and a 12-pack of multi-colored 0.7 mm mechanical pencils. I’m ready to go!  Of course, I’ll have […]

Thwart Insomnia Using Your Five Senses

For most of my adult life I have been plagued with insomnia. In my high school and college days, combined with my dual enemy, procrastination, insomnia caused me a great deal of anguish, as I struggled to meet deadlines for studying and turning in papers. Always exhausted, I constantly found myself putting things off until […]

Why Yelling From A Boat Is The Right Thing To Do (reblog)

Originally posted on Lark & Bloom:
These past few weeks there have been numerous people yelling at me from boats. Just when I don’t think I can come up for another breath, there they are. Their muffled encouragements drifting into my ears through the crashing waves. At certain moments I lose my bearings and ability…

It’s an OCC-OCC-OCD World! (March 2014)

Sunday, March 2, 2014 It’s 7:30, and I’ve been up (after only 3 hrs.) since 5 am, when my husband left for work. He’s working 7-10’s, so he has no trouble sleeping. I, on the other hand, can’t seem to maintain a normal sleep schedule. For two or three nights, I’ll sleep eight hours a […]