My presentation at Interfaith of Topeka

At the June 27th Interfaith of Topeka meeting, Kris Bethea shared her insights into the pagan beliefs. Mostly she explained her own personal beliefs and the path that she took to reach where she is today. “To me, one’s beliefs are extremely personal. They are a lifetime of experiences, decisions, moments, and emotions. To share my beliefs, I must share Continue Reading →

Guest blogger and insights into having a Narcissistic Parent

original blog by Jaime Grace Do you feel trapped when dealing with a narcissistic parent? Is it like your mind is blocked and you don’t know what to do? The first thing you have to remember is that you are not a victim of the circumstances. You have power and free will do set in motion the next stage of Continue Reading →

An afternoon with my son

Today, we went shopping for my son’s Engineering Conference in Houston. The dress code included a suit jacket / blazer, dress pants, shirt, tie, and then business casual pants, shorts and shirts. Shoes were also a necessity (and a belt as well). It was almost like Pretty Woman, because I figured we should shop at JC Penney’s, but there was Continue Reading →

What do I feel… now that it’s over?

It’s over. It’s done. Runions has been sentenced. 60 months minus 10 months (ish) served and minus 15% for good behavior. What do I feel? At first, shell-shocked. Probably still shell-shocked. Numb, even. When I read my statement, I looked him in his eyes. Yes, he even looked back as I accused him. As my voice broke, as I found Continue Reading →

My new statement for the judge for the sentencing

Back in January, I had the opportunity to give a short statement to give this court and I wrote a brief, yet powerful statement. Then, I was told I had more time than I thought to speak to the court so this short statement has grown. Now, three months later, I finally have the chance to speak again and I’m Continue Reading →