Don’t Blame God

Holy Cow! Or should I say, "Holy Bull Sh*t."Two very different stories this week seemed to blame God for tragic outcomes. The cornerstone of Biblical Christianity is the notion of free will. God can protect us from ourselves, but He won't impose His will if we...

Lyme Life Monday ~Pain

Pain is part of life. No one is immune. No one can fully escape the reality of dealing with pain at one time or another.For Lymies, pain is a very substantial part of life. I remember one nurse telling me that people with chronic pain...

No Tax Money for Planned Parenthood

In an opinion piece in the Concord Monitor, A candidate running for NH Executive Council posted her reason for running. She said that the Executive Council had incredible power to control funding and that they have control over agencies in NH. Commuter rail system, renewable energy,...

Lyme Life Monday ~Kaleidoscope Eyes

The latest disturbing symptom of Lyme for me is what I call kaleidoscope eyes. A portion of my field of vision becomes distorted and the image is superimposed over the rest of whatever it is I see. Just imagine looking through a window, but one...

The Silverback Incident

Death threats and over 400,000 signatures on a petition demanding justice for the death of a gorilla? It was a shame. He was a beautiful animal, but the fact of the matter was that a child was at risk. Over the weekend, a four-year-old child...

Lyme Life Memorial Day

My husband and I went to church yesterday. They played a song in which the lyrics said, "I dance for my Father. My Father sings over me." That actually stung a little. My natural father was a draft dodger, a pedophile, and a rapist. I...

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Imposter!

Do you ever feel like an imposter? I do. We are all imperfect when we compare ourselves to our own contrived desire for perfection. Perfect house, perfect car, perfect clothing or perfect physique.No person has the perfect life for long. Even if things are really...

Some Babies are Expendable

The US had laws against committing abortion for more than half her life as a nation. It would seem the US is a petulant child. In the middle of the last century, people called for relaxation of abortion laws. It took a dozen more years to...