True Knowledge

True Knowledge

A Google search can reveal a lot. However, it isn't always true. Nevertheless, this saying is true: don't believe everything you hear.  I wanted to know who said knowledge is power. According to Wikipedia it is commonly attributed to Sir Frances Bacon, but there is no known occurrence of this exact phrase in his English [...]

Troubles

Troubles

I've been troubled by troubles. Not simply my own. Seeing people that I care for struggle has been difficult for me as well. There's a lot of it out there, and for someone who is very empathic (points to self) life has been draining.  I messaged my friend Ronda about how I was feeling and [...]

Guard Your Heart

Guard Your Heart

Don't keep looking at the darkest skies They'll only swallow you up in lies  Don't forget there's a silver lining  Behind those greys is something worth finding. Don't keep buying what you cannot feel You may not see it That doesn't make it real Don’t forget that the sun still shines  We're not alone  But [...]

True Beauty Tips

True Beauty Tips

About three years ago I became very sensitive to hair colouring so I decided I'd ditch the dye. My ears were insanely itchy! I wanted to stop colouring eventually, anyways, so I went for it. I failed the first attempt. As those silver strands started to appear at the top of my head I wasn't [...]

Fighting Words

Fighting Words

This isn’t what I planned on posting. I'm not feeling happy with what I was going to share, and to be honest the day is attempting to kick me in the teeth. As I started to get tearful, hope and joy began to run the other way. Get back here!!! Stop being cowards!!!! Okay, that [...]

Superstitions

Superstitions

I've been saving this one for so long my bananas are mushy. Nevertheless, even an overripe banana can be made into banana bread. If you're superstitious then you may throw daggers at me (or bananas) but I'm not one bit superstitious. There is the odd superstition that's pretty super. It's quite sensible to avoid running with [...]

Thrive

Thrive

This isn't what I was going to post today. I did it again. I really have to learn not to speak so soon (sigh), but the Lord will get through to me eventually.  Speaking of eventually... I was definitely in a good mood on Sunday. It's pretty clear that I'm in good spirits when my [...]

The Pluck of the Draw

The Pluck of the Draw

He came up short again. He supposed it was his lot in life. Consistently being low man on the totem pole isn't easy, but he showed courage in the face of adversity. You win some and you lose some, right? So it would have been if the Odds weren't always stacked against him. The Odds [...]