TV Dinners – Such Joy Such Pain

Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner. Amen. Tonight we go to Presanctified Divine Liturgy this evening.  This is like a traditional Sunday service except that there is no consecration of the Eucharist but instead already has been sanctified. The Orthodox Church unlike many Western Churches practices a closed communion. … Continue reading TV Dinners – Such Joy Such Pain

To The Least Of These Come To The Gate

16 These are the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates: 17 And let none of you imagine evil in your hearts against his neighbour; and love no false oath: for all these are things that I hate, … Continue reading To The Least Of These Come To The Gate

My Stepchildren Xander and Tori – 3880

So like most Sundays I got dressed put on my head covering and went to church. I started with 845 Matins and Continued on through services till about 1130. I chanted, I smelled the incense, but today I lit a candle praying for my stepchildren. I don’t know why I did today, but I did. … Continue reading My Stepchildren Xander and Tori – 3880

IT

I think the hardest part about being a stepmom was the lack of control I had over anything in my house. I always felt like IT was there. It wasn’t the fact that IT was it just felt like it. Every decision had to be thought out and processed. War games is what I call … Continue reading IT

Guess What? – CHICKEN BUTT!!!!

Dear Tori and Xander, Well this blog brings me to 101. I wanted to say thank you for enduring not being able to see your father and I.  We understand it is both difficult and rough on the two of you. Nothing much to tell really about what is going on. I been busy with … Continue reading Guess What? – CHICKEN BUTT!!!!

Have A Great Reward In The End – Parental Alienation

So what is it like being the Alienated Stepparent? It is not easy. You get up you go to work and continue to wonder if my step-children will ever come back and get our side of the story. I get frustrated in my house seeing the children’s things and me not having enough will power … Continue reading Have A Great Reward In The End – Parental Alienation

Narcissist, Christian, Atheist – Id, Ego, Superego.

So I am going to delve a little bit into the personality and also discuss a little about Kohut. Kohut studied narcissistic personality disorders and disturbances and related that those he studied with this issue had problems of not getting enough attention from a parent when they were a child. [1] When a child fails … Continue reading Narcissist, Christian, Atheist – Id, Ego, Superego.

Killing Your Child Slowly – Divorce

So the fifth sign of divorce I described during my venting blog this week. But I think it can be merged with the six sign of divorce because to me the fifth sign of divorce is like the sixth sign of divorce so for today and to end the week we will be covering both … Continue reading Killing Your Child Slowly – Divorce

Venting Honest Post – No Longer A Feminist

So just about an update to the website.  I have added a new area for videos. Ben and I take so many pictures and things we figured starting videos would be a great way to show the children we were thinking about them when they come back in 3899 days and ask why we never … Continue reading Venting Honest Post – No Longer A Feminist

Dairy Queen Afterwards – Letter to Tori and Xander

Dear Tori and Xander, Well it is the first workday of the government shutdown. I am not worried too much about it. God always provides. Monday I am starting my class for my first Clinical Pastoral Education credit to get my associates accreditation for my CPSP.  My associates will be in Pastoral Counseling or I … Continue reading Dairy Queen Afterwards – Letter to Tori and Xander