Joy…Why Bother…

The other day…I’m loving that expression as I realize it’s the Southern version of…once upon a time…I was cranky…and…I don’t mean just a little grumpy…I mean…a full blown…crabapple cranky…and I had the sour face and attitude to show for it… Bertha…being…Bertha…let me...

Instant Days…

Bertha…shows up in my life in many ways…and…usually when I’m least expecting it…she teaches me a truly valuable lesson… Recently…she’s been pointing out…my impatience…interestingly…it has many layers…so…she finds many opportunities…to do what she does best…teach me…in...

One Man’s Difficult…

Someone…recently described me as…difficult…my first response was…to think of all the ways that my…difficultness…had been warranted…of all the ways…that I was…right…and they were…wrong…to perpetuate myself…as the victim…of unjust criticism… Of course…Bertha…only let me...

Dream Whisperer…

It’s easy to worry…it just comes naturally…wake up…turn my brain on…worry comes out…takes no effort at all… And…there are so many things I can worry about on any given day…finances…children…health…mother…finances…relationship…or lack...