Reverse Pride

Reverse pride isn't humility.  Humility is humility.  Reverse pride is when you are prideful of the fact you aren't better than anyone else.  We all know this idiom: Pride goeth before the fall. I didn't think that really applied to me because I was on the floor, I would never be 'worthy' of the grace…

Suck It Up, Buttercup!

I feel like I'm devolving into a puddle of goo.  I'm shaking, implosion seems eminent and sleep doesn't help.  But then I'm not supposed to be sleeping....I'm supposed to be shopping, cleaning, organizing, learning, writing the ending of my finished novel (House of Dragons) and working on a general editing pass at my other one (Hearts…

The Bluffers Rebuff

I miss Sammy.  I miss the way she says 'Hello' in the morning, or says "By by" when I leave but mostly I miss knowing there is one living, breathing person* in the house that loves me unconditionally even when she bites me. Mom and I have plastered over the dings in each others walls, though…