facebook fragments: 03/08/14 – 03/14/14 (Tom Sawyer, hate & big red X’s)

Didn't post much between March 8th and 14th. Blindsided by passive-aggressive actions. It was a painful, praying, processing, healing, closure-filled week. Now, in hindsight, I'm thankful for the lesson. _______________ Monday, March 10, 2014 "The enemy is NOT creative. He uses the SAME lies over and OVER again in your life." How God Handles Our … Continue reading facebook fragments: 03/08/14 – 03/14/14 (Tom Sawyer, hate & big red X’s)

Jesus said turn the other cheek. He didn’t say I had to stand within smack radius.

"so, have you spoken to them about their behavior?" That was the question I was asked after publishing my post entitled "you see the big hat too . . . right?" (For those who don't have time to read that post, here's the twitter version: "passive-aggressive narcissist. boundaries, distance & prayer. attempted normal relationship. failed. … Continue reading Jesus said turn the other cheek. He didn’t say I had to stand within smack radius.

you see the big hat too . . . right?

Ever try to describe the behavior of a passive-aggressive person to someone else? Inevitably, you come off sounding petty. And a little crazy. There's disbelief: "No way. That doesn't seem like them." There's doubt: "Are you sure? Maybe you misunderstood." There's advice: "You should talk to them about it. They probably have no idea you … Continue reading you see the big hat too . . . right?

step away from the puppy.

Warning: Sometimes, emotional bullies wear puppy suits. wounded puppy suits. And when you pay attention to them, the whimpering doesn't get softer, it gets louder. and louder and louder... They require more and more of your time and attention. You can't make them happy. You aren't the reason they're UNhappy. But if you don't give … Continue reading step away from the puppy.