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Fear would make me crazy if I let it Bookmark and Share

My husband being out of town has made me realize that he is like a daily low-level dose of Valium, without which my inner crazy starts to emerge. You see, I have issues with being happy. If something great happens, I immediately panic that tragedy will strike within 24 hours to counterattack that happiness.

It isn’t rational, it is completely fear-based, and I’ve done some crazy things because of it. Example no. 1: When I was a child, my favorite part of our Disney World trip was the drive home because I was frantic that our house had ...

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Helpers and random luck Bookmark and Share

Many of my beliefs have changed as I've aged, but all of my life I've clung to the idea that people are inherently good. Even when they do terrible things, their inner soul must certainly still have some good that simply was overrun by something terrible. I've never been able to grasp that someone could be 100 percent evil. It's getting harder to abide by that belief. 

The Connecticut shooting yesterday, the Colorado movie shooting a few months ago (just a few miles from my daughter's school), countless other senseless shootings this past year. Each ...

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