Category Archives: Jamie’s Personal Reflections

Thoughts From the Rabbit Hole

Events in my country these last days only reinforce my desire to leave. I haven’t a clue where in the world I would go. I’m not sure there is any place for someone as odd as myself. I only know … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Beauty

Moms. We ALL have them. And, we ALL love and hate them at the same time. Well, maybe ALL is a bit of an overstatement. Maybe, only I loved and hated my mother. Anyway, this is a note about mothers … Continue reading

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Spare Me the Fake Outrage

Okay, I can’t help myself any longer. This domestic violence business with the NFL has me pissed off. I grew up in a house where slapping the woman around was the norm and no one, I mean no one gave … Continue reading

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And, the Winner Is…

As I mentioned in a previous post, my Pastor and I have been exploring films with spiritual leanings this summer during our Bible time together at work. It has been an amazing journey. Anyway, the Hubs and I just finished … Continue reading

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Holy Listening

When I took my current job at the church, the Pastor and I agreed that prayer, etc. was going to be part of our weekly routine. This summer, we chose to continue that practice in a slightly different way. We … Continue reading

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I Was Challenged!

Sherry, a friend of mine, challenged me to post 3 positive things each day for seven days on Facebook. I did that! But, I decided to add them ALL here so I could more readily be reminded from time to time. Day … Continue reading

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Does It Ever Get Easier?

Does it ever get easier? The second anniversary of Mom’s death is coming up and I find myself drawn to her picture on the wall more and more these days. I can’t help but think our minds have these little … Continue reading

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Reflection!

It’s that time of the year when we typically stop to reflect on the past year and anticipate what the coming New Year might have in store for us. I’ve been doing a little of that myself the last few … Continue reading

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It’s Never Enough – Or, Is It?

The other day I had a Facebook status that read as follows, “Santa Claus has the right idea – visit people only once a year!” What readers did not know is that I was caught up in one of those … Continue reading

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All I’ve Ever Wanted…

Earlier, I shared a piece from my journal about my mother and how difficult she was to live with, particularly as she got older. I wanted to set the record straight for those who did not always know her. From … Continue reading

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