Self Care: Loving Yourself IS Loving Others

Self Care: Loving Yourself IS Loving Others

Edited by Amanda L. Greene Sitting in the coffee shop, I check my watch for the third time in ten minutes. I check my phone for messages: no report. Why had my appointment not shown? Recalling a previous conversation on the telephone, I heard the need in the voice to...
You’re Dreamin’ Girl

You’re Dreamin’ Girl

With the New Year, I reflect on a song I wrote in 1986: You’re Dreamin’ Girl Chorus: You’re dreamin’ girl, you got your head in the clouds, You won’t make it so you’d better come down. They say, you’re dreamin’ girl you got your head in the clouds, You won’t make it...
Destiny…as She Knelt

Destiny…as She Knelt

Un-decking Growing up it was tradition to take the tree down the weekend after New Year’s, after the holidays’ rush. In my own home, I found it a time of contemplation and solitude…everyone disappeared when it came to un-decking! It gave me a chance for...
Art of Distractions

Art of Distractions

A friend picked me up just before dust on our way to an evening prayer meeting. As we headed down the highway we slowed down at a 4-way stop. My friend looked right. As she looked left, I looked right again. A 4×4 silver long bed pickup truck came barreling down...
Misunderstandings Stink!

Misunderstandings Stink!

Living in a small city, close to Houston, TX we were expected to separate our garbage into categories: debris, glass and newspapers. Details are not my thing! So I didn’t worry about small stinky discrepancies. My husband, after skinning some fish, put the...