Highly Sensitive Person Tissue Alert!

Highly Sensitive Person Tissue Alert! Highly Sensitive Person Tissue Alert! Here’s a very touching story.

There is a God in the Post Office
A Story of a Child’s Love for her Pet

Our 14-year-old dog, Abbey, died last month. The day after she died, my young daughter Meredith was crying and talking about how much she missed Abbey. She asked if we could write a letter to God so that when Abbey got to heaven, God would recognize her. Here is her letter: Continue reading “Highly Sensitive Person Tissue Alert!”

Can we learn from joy and sorrow?

Can we learn from joy and sorrow? We’re all periodically visited by joy and sorrow in our lives. What we do with the experiences set apart the survivors from those who let either one overtake them. If you’ve never experienced sadness, you’re missing one of the great character-building elements in your life. If you’ve never experienced joy, you’re missing one of the greatest building blocks to success and true happiness.

Sorrow can turn you into a bitter person and ruin what chances you have at true love and abundance of good things in your life. It can keep you from attracting the positive forces that will enhance your life. Continue reading “Can we learn from joy and sorrow?”

Life is difficult sometimes!

Life is difficult sometimes! It’s been a little over three weeks since my mother passed away. It seems much longer. Many thoughts, good and bad, creep into my mind. I’ve been doing what I need to do, but I still feel that I’m in a daze.

My emotions are running all over the place. Sadness, grief, regret, and family issues keep bubbling up. I have periods of crying that seem to just come up. I still can’t believe my mother is gone. I called my mother everyday. It seems strange to not do that anymore. My life has changed and I’m having a difficult time dealing with it. Continue reading “Life is difficult sometimes!”

I write this post with a heavy heart!

I write this post with a heavy heart and tears in my eyes. If you recall, I wrote a post about needing your input about my mother’s upcoming 90th birthday.

I was conflicted about what to do about having her birthday party on the exact day, July 10th, which was on a Thursday. My sister’s wanted to celebrate on the weekend because of work schedules. I didn’t feel right about this and asked for your opinion.

In typical highly sensitive fashion, I received very thoughtful and helpful suggestions. I thank you all for them! Continue reading “I write this post with a heavy heart!”

You don’t have to face difficulties alone.

You don’t have to face difficulties alone. No matter how small or large a challenge you have, it definitely helps to seek help. Getting a fresh perspective can give you more options and will make you feel better that you’re not alone.

I’ve been feeling anxious about my mother’s upcoming 90th birthday. You would think that I shouldn’t feel this way because it’s a joyous and momentous occasion. You would be right! My feelings stem from past dealings with my sisters, regarding making arrangements for setting up the details for holidays and celebrations. We never agree and there’s hard feelings! Can anyone relate to my dilemma? Continue reading “You don’t have to face difficulties alone.”