Tis the Season to Abuse

TIS THE SEASON TO ABUSE While people who celebrate Christmas prepare for a time of family, friends, over-eating and opening gifts.  Others look forward to a time of stress, on edge in case the abuser decides to mentally/physically abuse loved ones.  The Christmas tree is decorated, but will it stay up or be trashed in…

Is Justice Served?

Having worked in the criminal justice system for years, when a case is over someone is usually unhappy. Did the defendant get too much time, not enough or no time? It is according to which side you are on. The system is also over-burdened with too many cases to work well. Crime marches on and…

Are You Raising a Stalker?

Children have their own personalities, but they also watch and learn from their parents and other adults in their lives. What are your children being taught? Are the role models positive or negative? Since no one is perfect most of what they observe is a combination of good and bad. Have you told your children:…

Remembering Mom

Mother’s Day will be different this year as Mom went to be with the Lord last year. We spent numerous Mother’s Days together, sometimes several of us were present and other times it was one or two of us. But the day was full of laughter, phone calls from the ones who could not be…

Choosing Friends

Do you choose your friends or do they choose you? Sometimes we meet someone and there seems to be an instant connection. Other times a friendship may grow over time. Everyone needs at least one true friend. Someone you can call to share the good and the bad times in your life. True friends are…