#Healing in the Mountains

Recently, my husband and I were able to head to the Smokie mountains for refreshing and recharging! I so love being in the mountains! They speak to me and offer peace to my soul! When we were on top of Clingman’s Dome I read one of the signs that were posted. It spoke of how… Continue reading #Healing in the Mountains

Mental Health and Truth

We have stepped into the second month of a brand new year and a brand new decade. How exciting is that! The sound of that just seems to hold many new and adventurous possibilities doesn’t it? Yet, how many of us are making healthy choices on purpose? How many of us are determined to face… Continue reading Mental Health and Truth

Mystery Woman & #mentalhealth

I met a woman this week…some might say a cowinkidink but I think not for I don’t believe in those. She has haunted my thoughts daily ever since. She and her friend were looking around and popped in my office wanting to know what Broken Pieces No More was! So I quickly spout out my… Continue reading Mystery Woman & #mentalhealth

#mentalhealth and Christmas and Forgiving

Merry Christmas to you!   I had wondered if we’d have a white Christmas but where we live…nope! Way too warm and that’s nice too! I have done very little for Christmas this year. It’s simply been way too hard, too stressful to do otherwise. Oh, I tried to decorate. Had big plans for doing… Continue reading #mentalhealth and Christmas and Forgiving

Domestic Violence and winter months

  As we enter into the winter and holiday season it is reasonable we’ll also begin to see the rise of more abuse cases become a reality. There are numerous reasons for this. Some may be due to the fact more people are cooped up inside during colder months. We also see some families struggling… Continue reading Domestic Violence and winter months

#domesticviolenceawareness n mental health

Have you ever sat out in the woods? I try to as often as I can for it brings my soul great relief and peace. I’ve had the wonderful opportunity of sitting there, pondering this or that, when suddenly I hear the plonk-plonk-plink-thud as an acorn has let go and falls to the waiting ground… Continue reading #domesticviolenceawareness n mental health

#mentalhealthmatters & domestic violence

My husband and I along with a few friends have formed a nonprofit, Broken Pieces No More, Inc. This faith-based ministry was formed to help raise awareness of various forms of abuse and to provide healthy solutions for healing. When we were planning our 2nd child abuse awareness event back in April 2019 and I… Continue reading #mentalhealthmatters & domestic violence

#mentalhealth and my mother’s death

  In June we placed my mom under Hospice care. She’d developed two large blood clots, one in each lung. There was medicine she could have taken to help reduce those and extend her life but after talking with her, she was adamant that she did not want medicine. Her words, “I’m ready to go… Continue reading #mentalhealth and my mother’s death

#Grievinghurts : The Loss of a Daughter’s Dream Mother

  Recently, my husband and I placed my mother under Hospice care. That was a hard decision! My mother and I have had a perilous relationship all my life. We never connected in a healthy mother-daughter relationship which has caused me to repeat many of those unhealthy learned behaviors. I’m thankful for those in my life… Continue reading #Grievinghurts : The Loss of a Daughter’s Dream Mother