Blessings In Disguise

A “blessing in disguise” is something that seems not quite right or bad in the beginning but turns out to be a good thing at the end. You can also say that it’s an accident that results in positive consequences. Have you ever lost a job only to find that it gave you the opportunity … Read more

Writer’s Block

Have you ever heard the phrase creative constipation? I think it’s just another way of saying that you have writer’s block. I think that’s what I’m going through right now. I haven’t been able to think of what to write or how to proceed with writing. Walking Through Life As Women is all about lessons … Read more

Speaking Of Change

What does change mean to you? For me, it’s when I know I need to change my situation, my expectations in life. And no matter whether these changes seem good or bad, I know I will learn something new. I believe that “change is good”. I think that external change makes me more flexible, more … Read more

No One Is You

I want to start this post with an inspiring quote. Walking Through Life As Women has used this quote before, and it has always struck a chord in me.  “no one is you and that is your power” For me, this means that the most important thing you could do for your health and sanity … Read more

Opening Up As Usual?

So, California is scheduled to “open up as usual” on June 15th, 2021. What does that mean? I don’t think it will be as usual. For one, we will be mandated to continue wearing a mask for a while. Also, I’m sure there will be other restrictions that have to continue to keep us safe.  … Read more

Blatant Racism

Why am I writing on the subject of racism again? Because I am pissed off! Racism is still systemically ingrained in our society, and now it is more blatant and overt than ever. You see it with the visibility of more and more white supremacists. They are no longer in the shadows. (I will never … Read more

Fake People

I can go in so many different directions with this subject matter. But, the direction I will take is to tell you what happened to our blog. It started with the adding of a forum to our site, and then came the onslaught of bots. A bot (short for “robot”) is an automated program that … Read more

My Word Is “Focus”

To help guide me throughout the year, I started the practice of choosing a word every year. A word that will bring more awareness to my intentions. Last year my word was “flourish”, which means to grow, thrive, and achieve success. My word for 2021 is “FOCUS”, which means the center of activity, attraction, or … Read more

My 2020 Life Lesson

I remember saying at the beginning of 2020, “This is going to be an amazing, great year! This is my year!” Now, if there ever was a year to put to bed, it is 2020! It’s a year that has caused me, along with so many others, to have a level of anxiety. This anxiety … Read more