How do I live in a purposeful way with those who are in my life? How can I make peace with those who I feel hurt by or who I have broken relationships with and once felt close to? How do I mend the life I have in order to walk forward? I want to […]

I was known as “Vicki the Virgin” in high school.  Did I like that nickname? I found it funny for a time.  It was a joke and a way to mock me. I had wanted to be a virgin on my wedding day, but that did not happen.  This is my story. All of my […]

Where I once sang the song of bitterness I now sing the song of contentedness I have learned to listen more and try to understand people rather than have my opinion made out about them.  I give people a chance and realize that we all come from different backgrounds with different thought processes and beliefs.  […]

“Father forgive them, for they know not what they do.” I am learning to live daily by this quote said by Jesus as he was dying and people were fighting over his clothes, laughing about him as he was hanging against rough wood with nails in his limbs.  I find that I have an easier […]

For over a decade, when I’ve had to choose where to go to do mass-needs shopping, it has always been Target.  Recently Christians have boycotted their Target shopping and get all huffy and puffy with me (also a Christian) if I mention Target in a positive way, without hearing me out. 1. There are 321.42 […]

I started blogging in 1999, the year I started my sophomore year of high school (nearly 17 years ago, friends).  I was so open about everything as a teenager, while having a happy, positive attitude that eventually turned sour and was too opinionated, costing me friendships I held dear.  People would scrutinize my blog so […]

“I don’t know what happened to the lunch meat I bought you, Honey. I’ll just make you a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, okay?” I asked Rob one early morning, as I lovingly make him sandwiches to take to work each day. I really thought I had put that lunch meat in one of my […]