True Confessions Friday:: I define myself by a number on a scale.

When I go to the doctor’s office, I have stopped looking at the number on the scale.  The last time I looked, I was thrown into a depressive tizzy that lasted for months.  Definitely not helpful and I gained more weight during that time.  It’s better to ignore the numbers and move forward with changingContinue reading “True Confessions Friday:: I define myself by a number on a scale.”

Female Power Songs

We all have songs that we listen to when we’re feeling sad, party tunes we rock out to with company, and ballads that make us feel, well, powerful. Some of these group “power” songs can be heard at sporting events such as Queen’s ever-popular “We Will Rock You.” We women have our own genre ofContinue reading “Female Power Songs”

The Battered Butterfly

This is the actual picture I took of the injured butterfly. By Amy Sondova I was walking my dogs outside, fairly annoyed because Maddy, my shih-tzu wasn’t listening. She was playfully ttacking my other dog (the nine year-old peekapoo), running amuck, and she wouldn’t do her doggie business. Then she saw something lying on theContinue reading “The Battered Butterfly”

The Confident Woman

  “A Woman’s Shadow”, mixed media, by J. Holland Berkley  Since I wrote the post, “I Wish I Was Beautiful”, I’ve had a lot of interesting comments.  In fact, I think it’s the only non-Hannah Montana post that’s generated that much “conversation”.  Interestingly enough, when I check out my blog stats to see what searchContinue reading “The Confident Woman”

Book Review: Sex God by Rob Bell

Written in March 2007 By Amy Sondova Thoughtful and full of biblical insight, Rob Bell’s sophomore book, Sex God: Exploring the Endless Connections Between Sexuality And Spirituality, reconnects Christians to idea that sexuality is also spiritual. Bell offers a new look on what it means to be human, how our definition of humanity is ultimatelyContinue reading “Book Review: Sex God by Rob Bell”

Close Encounters of the Human Kind

Today I made two unlikely friends. I accompanied my friend, Julie, and her greyhound, Bart, on their monthly visit to the an area nursing home. I wanted to get an idea of what the experience might be like for Maddy (my one year-old shih tzu), and to talk to the activities manager to see ifContinue reading “Close Encounters of the Human Kind”

I Wish I Was Beautiful

I wish I was beautiful. Breathtaking, traffic stopping, can-I-buy-you-a-drink beautiful. Not that I really go to bars and get drinks, but sending over a Diet Coke in a friendly dining establishment would work, too. I’m not hideous or anything. I’m just, you know, me–freckles, flaws and all. The last time I stopped traffic, it wasContinue reading “I Wish I Was Beautiful”