Category Archives: Reflections in the Mirror

Introspection

35 years and counting

Glad we both made it unscathed-relatively speaking. Tomorrow is my oldest sons 35th birthday so I went to Denver today to spend some time with him, my Darling DIL and the Grandbabies. Good day. Lots of Grandma’s treat Ice Cream. … Continue reading

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First

I’ve decided I’m not objective enough or supportive enough. My own filters and experiences are seriously getting in the way especially the past two weeks. Still not feeling very gracious towards him. Even tho I’ve voiced this to her, and … Continue reading

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2nd law of thermodynamics applied

entropy (or decay) represents the amount of energy input to the system which does not participate in work done by the system. It’s easy to be selfish. [Left alone, all things move towards entropy] It’s harder to be selfless. [The … Continue reading

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no words

for what I want form you….plenty of thoughts, hope and dreams in my heart.  but no words…  

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not my job and I’m not done vomiting…

Nothing has changed here. Nothing. As far as I can see, it’s become worse for all those involved. And for him? He had a major hand in unmaking the bed. This time I am not making it for him. I … Continue reading

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what I did on my summer vacation

is the answer to your question about my personal growth: The catalyst was you laying a belt on my ass about a year ago with perfect precision to change my perception of reality. And although you didn’t like the re-action … Continue reading

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searching

Searching for Grace today; Grace to accept I tried to lay blame for my own choices to accommodate another when it didn’t work as planned; as I expected and wanted. Grace to accept I acted out of a selfish need … Continue reading

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the thorn

It poked at you that day, didn’t it? A thorn working slowly into your flesh. Watching Me. Bound. Helpless. Yielding. Vulnerable. Fuel for my nature. It churned in your mind. Insidiously consumed you, shed the veil of pretense. Fuel for … Continue reading

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distractions

I have kept myself busy the past few days in an effort to distract my mind from wandering into to the darkness of anger and blame. Music plays on the computer from the time I get up until after I … Continue reading

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in a blink

There have been too many, too many times I questioned myself, my love, my heart. Believing words I was wrong, when it’s not what I felt in my heart, or what I felt in yours. I cannot. I will not … Continue reading

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GO NOW….Read and enjoy or

I already have my copy so what are YOU waiting for? *smile* One of my dearest friends in the world (I’ve mentioned Gene more than a few times here over the years),   just completed his  (long overdue) book, Thought … Continue reading

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Writing for ourselves

Or do we cease to when we are involved with another? Does our writing subtly morph into another method of communication? Hoping in our heart of hearts they “see”? us so we don’t have to take the risk of speaking … Continue reading

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Shame

Is that what you wanted?  For me to feel shame when I confessed my sin? Me, so proud of what I learned.  You, annoyed to hear the word. It *was* fine that evening, playing with her.  Sweet, in fact. I … Continue reading

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His Take on My Scars

I process through Muse more often than not. He rarely pulls punches and rarely sugar coats. It’s something we always do for each other. There is no judgment. So…..in typical Rosa fashion, I sent him my two posts. Here is … Continue reading

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not "me"

It felt good to talk in the manner of pure friendship again….It’s something I remarked last week that I thought we had lost for good.  And although he insisted we haven’t….only that the pieces of living together had fallen on … Continue reading

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