Tag Archives: hope

On surviving the future in Trumpistan.

Women rounded up to be sent to “The Colonies,” Handmaid’s Tale, Season 2.   My most fervent prayer is that Trumpism comes to an end.  Obviously, the best way for that to happen would be for Bob Mueller to make … Continue reading

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Early morning musings about where we are now…and where we are going.

  I’ve been so active in the Twitter resistance community, that I’ve neglected blogging. The resistance community on Twitter has become my lifeline and I’m completely addicted. Today, I’d like to share an early morning thread I posted. Having written … Continue reading

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12 reasons why our political situation isn’t as hopeless as you think.

It’s an uphill battle trying to remain upbeat and positive when your country is being decimated by a group of amoral thugs who seem to have limitless power and money to do whatever they want, especially when no one seems … Continue reading

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Don’t give them what they want.

Martha Crawford, LCSW, tweeted a series of thoughts about the Trump administration that tell us why we shouldn’t let it make us quake in terror. I know for me, her thoughts brought me some comfort. I know a lot of … Continue reading

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To everything there is a season…

There seem to be three different kinds of people in the world. Those who are fake-positive, always wearing a plastered on smile and never admitting to failure or to their true emotions; those who walk around wearing their misery like … Continue reading

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Pylons, a rainbow and a promise.

I didn’t post anything last night because my power went out and when it got dark, there was nothing else to do but go to bed. So anyway. For the past few days I was worried because I didn’t seem … Continue reading

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The curse of the Aspergers/Avoidant/Borderline triad.

Today I attended a beautiful Pentecost mass that was held outdoors. The day couldn’t have been more perfect for an outdoor celebration of the descent of the Holy Spirit on Jesus’ disciples. Unlike the disciples, I didn’t experience a sudden … Continue reading

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On narcissists who want to be cured.

We shouldn’t just dismiss them as hopeless until we know more. The above quote is a common sentiment among survivors of narcissistic abuse, and healthy when we are trying to go No Contact with a narcissist who has tried to … Continue reading

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Instant mood booster

I’m not usually a big fan of CCM (Christian Contemporary) music, but my work partner listens to it, and I remember hearing this song in her car all the time a few months ago. It was a pretty big hit … Continue reading

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Free association…thoughts on gratitude, pride and healing.

My head was exploding with ideas for new posts this morning (creative new ideas are almost out of control! Halleluia!) but since none are long thoughts and all came to me as I was running my morning errands and buying … Continue reading

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