Em's World

A most miraculous and beautiful message — From Dad

Today I received a message from my Dad, through someone I love dearly. And it was beautiful. Yes. I cried. Dad is currently watching over his brother with his own Dad and Mom. This was “seen”. (My Mom has moved on, as I had known from a dream that hubby had, this has now been confirmed.) Dad is young again, 25ish. His spirit is bathed in bright white light, shining, glowing, full of love, joy and happiness, from all the good he did upon this earth. He is rewarded now, as I knew he would be and his light...

Under the volcano by Anthony Bourdain (Why we hate Mexico)

Americans love Mexican food. We consume nachos, tacos, burritos, tortas, enchiladas, tamales and anything resembling Mexican in enormous quantities. We love Mexican beverages, happily knocking back huge amounts of tequila, mezcal and Mexican beer every year. We love Mexican people—as we sure employ a lot of them. Despite our ridiculously hypocritical attitudes towards immigration, we demand that Mexicans cook a large percentage of the food we eat, grow the ingredients we need to make that food, clean our houses, mow our lawns, wash our dishes, look after our children. As any chef will tell you, our entire service economy—the...

Too much darkness for a Mom….

Fury of a Phoenix by Shannon Mayer My rating: 2 of 5 stars Darkness like you’ve never known Shannon is a brilliant author. Her writings always take you away to another world. We all have our light and dark sides. This book is her dark side. It’s beautiful in it’s darkness, yet I still must dislike it because of the pain and suffering.As a mother, this is a difficult series to read. If you can get past that darkness. If you can believe that good prevails, you might enjoy this series. But know, the darkness never completely goes away....