Category: Honest Mind

March 1, 2018 admin

Have you ever noticed that “dream big” sayings sound really good… and then they may make you a little depressed and anxious?  No?  Just me?   I ran across this one today… “When you cease to dream, you cease to live”  (Malcom Forbes). Ummm excuse me?  In total Clueless fashion, I feel compelled to respond……

February 19, 2018 admin

There is one subject I never write about really… although, it is the subject that occupies my heart and mind all the time. God.  Why?  Well… for a few reasons.  One, I don’t concretely understand “God” or what that means.  Human, spirit, feeling… all three? The abstract can be mind boggling. Secondly, I don’t attach…

January 2, 2018 admin

Once upon a time my heart and mind would fill with this budding hope right around the turn of the New Year.  Ritualistic and methodical, I would carefully pull out a beautiful leather journal with crisp new pages intentionally weathered, imitating a wise whimsy allure I always fell victim to. My fingers would tingle with…

October 2, 2017 admin

It was 7:15 AM.  I finished a workout, and glanced at my Facebook page for the first time today.  “My heart is with Vegas.” “Vegas, I have no words.” Then, “Worst Mass Shooting in US History.”  My heart raced, and full panic sat in.  What in the world happened last night?  And then I looked…

June 13, 2017 Krista Hager

“Spider! Spider!” Addy exclaimed.  Glancing over I scan the room, quickly retrieving my shoe off my foot, ready for an instant squash if it comes to that. “Oh no.” Chills crawl up my spine, and I take a deep breath.  It’s not a spider.  I really wish it was.  No this intruder is at least…

May 19, 2017 Krista Hager

About two months ago, I made a significant parenting mistake that will haunt our family for some time, and according to my magic 8 ball, our family’s “future outlook is not so good.”  Eek.  What you ask is this horrific lapse of judgment I have bestowed upon my family?  I let my daughter watch Frozen…

May 6, 2017 Krista Hager

If I could steal a little pain for you I would friend.  I cannot take the load you carry; I am not strong enough.  Tears flood my eyes, thoughts race to a place where I can erase news and change facts.  As I sit here in my grief for you, I cannot feel this pain…