Kill me

I will not yield to any man contrary to what is right, for fear of death, even if I should die at once for not yielding. -Socrates Fear is a monster. There is healthy fear like don’t run on a wet floor. But then there is a fear that other humans can invoke in us….

Becoming Jayne

Receiving messages in my inbox has given me the idea to explain why I have changed my name to Becoming Jayne. It is not that I am in the process of becoming my middle name. It may seem like that at face value but there is more to it. Growing into a successful adult required…

Up there?!

After doing some morning writing and getting my munchkie on the bus, I had to get out of the house for a walk. I usually wouldn’t bring my dog because she isn’t leash trained. When other dogs show up she tends to be a bit more aggressive. Since it was early and cold, I didn’t…

I am an Unbeliever

Let me start by saying, no, I am not referring to Christianity in anyway. I am a Christian. I am referring to the devils voice inside my head, to the haters, and to those who expect me to fail. I am absolutely an unbeliever. It’s funny, once you have a break through, how many things…

What are you waiting for?

  There are many times in life where patience is important. I try throughout my week to delay gratification. Waiting for things is a part of life. We wait for Mr. Right, perfect moments, the next paycheck, or the courage to do something new. I do also know that America culturally expects instant gratification. As…

Makeup Artist Entries

Journal Entry Feb 7, 2003 As a child I always wanted to be a ballerina. I watched a movie about Degas and how he painted “The Little Dancer” and was excited to have that experience. I loved dancing. I wasn’t a prima ballerina but I loved modern ballet. I loved that I needed no words…