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onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
06/11/14 07:20:18AM
136 posts

Am I beginning to see spirits?


Psychic and Paranormal

Yes, that is how it began for me. I get tingly, and certain spirits touch me in specific places so I know who they are. I just know they are there. I see shadows, partial bodies, and I have seen two full body spirits. Mostly, tho, I communicate telepathically. Lately, they speak to me in my dreamstate because I cannot calm my mind enough to hear them.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/26/12 11:35:04AM
136 posts

Would empathic energies create a "look"?


Empath

Hehehe. It happened again. This time it was the intake nurse at my Mom's pain doc. She was positive I was in nursing. This is still so puzzling to me. Oh well. I am convinced it is energy or aura or something within me that gives folks that impression. I missed my true calling I guess.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/23/12 01:42:54PM
136 posts



I use amethyst and moonstone to help me. They're in jewelry form, but it works. I tend to get lightheaded from them, so I use only one ring and the moonstone most of the time. I did find that my amethyst feels warm when I use it, but it is not warm to the touch. I also have two large amethyst veined pieces sitting near my chair.


updated by @onetrubeliever: 12/14/16 03:09:44PM
onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/20/12 10:20:27AM
136 posts



I don't know that much about being an empath yet. I never heard the term until October 2011. I wouldn't think it would affect those abilities, because so many empaths had to bury those abilities to fit in their families and society. But, the abilities are there and at some point, come out. If you're asking the question, then I think maybe you do feel your abilities, you know they are there, but can't break through your emotional barriers.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/20/12 09:57:59AM
136 posts



Ill probably get bashed all to hell for my view, but, I truly think this has nothing to do with being an empath. It has to do with lack of nurturing and closeness. Holding and cuddling a newborn is key to their development. Infants need that to develop bonds with people. Maybe a therapist can help you break down those defensive walls .


updated by @onetrubeliever: 12/19/16 04:45:19PM
onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/14/12 05:36:03PM
136 posts

I have been given a black feather.


Psychic and Paranormal

I agree SnakeMedicine. I find it interesting that both of the feathers were in the same place. Someone is giving me a message. I did read that a black feather is a sign of spiritual awareness and that your soul guide is near. I believe that!

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/14/12 05:30:27PM
136 posts

I have been given a black feather.


Psychic and Paranormal

Your questions aren't looney at all!! I find it all rather exciting, too! The thing about the marble is that I have a couple of vases of them way up on top of my china cabinet. They have not been moved in years and no one here would have touched them. I found it right next to my computer chair - that's where I do my meditating and research. I had gone to my Mom's and when I got home to check email, there it was. The marble is iridescent - like an opal.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/14/12 05:24:47PM
136 posts

I have been given a black feather.


Psychic and Paranormal

No, I received the marble sometime last spring and the feather in October maybe.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/14/12 12:15:31PM
136 posts

I have been given a black feather.


Psychic and Paranormal

Thanks Scooby. I read that about balance and also that black feathers mean that the guardian of my soul is near. I also read the superstitious stuff meaning bad luck and death of someone. I felt good about the find. Would the balance mean that I am where I need to be as far as my life path or does it have something to do with my spirit contact? Cool!

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/14/12 12:04:04PM
136 posts

I have been given a black feather.


Psychic and Paranormal

It is cool! At least this time I know what receiving a feather means. Yeah it did give me a good feeling. I knew immediately it was for me. One of the descriptions I read said it was up to interpretation, how the person felt about it. Thanks Sandy. I feel good and very loved and protected.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/14/12 11:35:57AM
136 posts

I have been given a black feather.


Psychic and Paranormal

I received a white feather and a marble a few months ago and today, a black feather. It was right in front of my back door - very close and very conspicuous. It is maybe 2 inches long with about 3/4 of an inch of gray at the bottom. What does receiving a black feather mean to you guys? I found conflicting definitions. I hope it means something good to you! Good luck or spiritual awareness.


updated by @onetrubeliever: 07/04/17 07:52:48AM
onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/13/12 11:45:56AM
136 posts

Psychic Challenge 3.5.2012 through 3.13.2012


Psychic and Paranormal

Stacks of paper could have been the books you were seeing. I mostly see like that - the general idea, but once in a while I get it right. I haven't the foggiest idea where blue came from! This is fun, I think.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/13/12 10:18:10AM
136 posts

Psychic Challenge 3.5.2012 through 3.13.2012


Psychic and Paranormal

I hope you feel better soon, Josette. I guess I need "dirtier" objects! LOL! I couldn't see anything but blue. I guess I have a dirty mind! LOL!!

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/12/12 06:40:35AM
136 posts

Psychic Challenge 3.5.2012 through 3.13.2012


Psychic and Paranormal

The only thing I got was blue. That's it. This has been a tough week to focus - I haven't even felt our spirits. Oh well. Next time! Now I'll read what everyone else saw. Thanks.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/06/12 10:43:20AM
136 posts

Psychic Challenge 3.5.2012 through 3.13.2012


Psychic and Paranormal

I got nuthin!! I'll try again tonight. I'm not reading any replies so I don't contaminate my impressions.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/04/12 05:30:01PM
136 posts

Please send your prayers and loving thoughts to the tornado victims.


Empath

The baby died today. She was 14 months old. Both of her parents and her siblings(3 and 2 months) died as well. She makes the 39th death . Thanks for caring everyone. This was just too close to home for me.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/03/12 09:27:48PM
136 posts

Please send your prayers and loving thoughts to the tornado victims.


Empath

Thank you Mel. The saddest story out of this so far is a 20 month baby who was found in a field near what was her home. Her mother and siblings, age 3 and 6 months, I think, were killed. They have found someone who could be her daddy. The baby is in critical but stable condition as of tonight. 38 people lost their lives near here. It makes me so sad.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
03/03/12 11:05:34AM
136 posts

Please send your prayers and loving thoughts to the tornado victims.


Empath

We were very lucky once again, but many others were not. Just 30 minutes across the river from my house, a whole town is gone! So many lives lost. So many lucky, lucky people, too. This just reminds me not to ever, ever take life for granted!!


updated by @onetrubeliever: 01/13/17 01:29:56PM
onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
02/29/12 04:50:35AM
136 posts



My opinion. Sadly, I don't think that would "fly' in the workplace. Since being gifted and empathic are not documented medical conditions and neither are visible conditions, no one would even consider it. There are many conditions that are not visible to the naked eye that are debilitating, but humans being what they are need proof. Even though my youngest is on disability, no one believes he is disabled because his disability is not visible to the eye.


updated by @onetrubeliever: 12/25/16 02:47:10PM
onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
02/27/12 07:58:28AM
136 posts

Psychic Challenge 2/17/2012 thru 2/23/2012


Psychic and Paranormal

That is a good possibility. The last time I did this, the person who put out the energy had been thinking of using another object but changed her mind. I picked up on the unchosen object as well as the chosen one. Amazing!

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
02/26/12 10:22:39AM
136 posts

Psychic Challenge 2/17/2012 thru 2/23/2012


Psychic and Paranormal

Thanks Bill. That was fun and good practice for me. Until last year, I was not aware I could even do this. I don't have the skill to get a whole lot of detail yet. And I get thoughts that have something to do with the item - like I got sock. Shape or texture. The stuffed toy could have been what sock was pointing toward. And later, I got a hand puppet. I thought, no. Imagination. LOL! Practice makes perfect.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
02/22/12 07:31:38AM
136 posts



Thank you Amy. Some of this fits me. I hope the financial part is true! LOL! I will process it more later. I never learned tarot - I had a neat deck when I was a teenager, but I neglected it. I don't know what happened to it. Thank you so much for taking the time to do this for me!

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
02/22/12 07:02:16AM
136 posts

Psychic Challenge 2/17/2012 thru 2/23/2012


Psychic and Paranormal

I will try one more time tonight. I just cannot quiet my mind enough to "see". I am not very strong and there are probably too many objects for me to process. I still see a crystal or a glass something and a pen. I will concentrate on what I thought was a paper clip.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
02/20/12 07:17:14AM
136 posts

Psychic Challenge 2/17/2012 thru 2/23/2012


Psychic and Paranormal

Okay. I still see a pen and a paper clip, but the crystal is a small bowl like a candy dish. The sock I saw could be a slipper or slipper sock. I need to try later when it is quiet - it's hard to concentrate.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
02/19/12 03:59:10PM
136 posts

Psychic Challenge 2/17/2012 thru 2/23/2012


Psychic and Paranormal

Haha! Meanie. LOL. I need practice - I haven't done this for a couple of months. Just about the time you posted, I "heard" your name. That happens alot! I also saw the number two - that's how much my son's beloved Boston Bruins lost by today. Cool! I'll try again tonight - dinner's getting ready to be put on the table.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
02/18/12 07:36:53AM
136 posts

Psychic Challenge 2/17/2012 thru 2/23/2012


Psychic and Paranormal

OOHH..... We did this on another board. My first time guesses are a crystal - I saw a glass or something made of glass first, but crystal came at me during that thought. I saw a pen, a pill bottle(brown like a scrip bottle), a paper clip and for some weird reason sock just screamed at me. Sometimes I get it right on the first try, but it usually takes a few tries. What fun!

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
02/16/12 08:14:37AM
136 posts



Hey Lucidamy! Will you pull one for me? I know very little about tarot readings. My ? has to do with bettering my spirit communications. Nothing really specific.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
02/14/12 08:27:26AM
136 posts

My beautiful mom and my precious son


Psychic and Paranormal

Oh Leslie. I am so, so sorry for your losses. My heart is breaking just reading this. I can only imagine the pain you must be feeling. But, you must know that your precious son and mother are on the other side healing and enjoying their world. When they are ready, and if they so choose, they can come to you. Just talking about them and sharing them with us helps in your healing. There is nothing I can say to ease your sorrow. Just know I am here.

Kathy

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
02/06/12 07:39:13AM
136 posts

So frustrated!


Psychic and Paranormal

Finally! I finally unblocked my mind and was able to converse with my spirits and one guide this morning. I felt so happy. I met a new spirit - he is a family member too. John is the father of Emily who is my gatekeeper. I had, months ago, confirmed his existence with my online research. He confirmed what I had pictured of Emily and Peter. He confirmed that they did in fact live in South Carolina when they came here. He said he is the 4th cousin of my Dad's mother. He was 58 when he passed and his wife Kathleen was 50. They bore 8 children, but only Emily and Peter lived. Ireland was harsh under British occupation. They raised sheep. I asked John if he would touch me and he ever so gently patted my head. So, so very cool!!! I am still tingly.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
02/02/12 05:43:47AM
136 posts

I haven't felt like this in a while.


Empath

Thanks for replying Anna. I will watch the video later today. Yeah, I think I was holding it in so I could focus on Mom. Actually, my life is good right now, and I'm not worried about her right now. I was just puzzled. Today is great! Thanks.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
02/01/12 11:52:33AM
136 posts

I haven't felt like this in a while.


Empath

I haven't had this intense feeling in quite awhile. I took my Mom to her pain doc yesterday and all was okay. Throughout the day, I kept feeling more and more down - with no reason. By the time I started making dinner, I was feeling angry and sad. I wanted to cry. And break something! I did not have any reason to feel this way. I don't know if I picked up my Mom's emotions and the doc's. The office seemed a bit stressed. Weird.

I always feel drained and edgy when I'm out shopping or in a crowded situation, but yesterday was not like that. I wasn't around a crowd. I didn't go shopping. I'm no more stressed than usual. Even the weather is on an even keel. I still feel a little edgy today. Anyone have an explanation for the delayed and prolonged reaction?


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onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
01/23/12 04:51:40PM
136 posts

So frustrated!


Psychic and Paranormal

Thanks Laura. Oh how sad for your friend. Losing a beloved pet is as hard as I imagine losing a child would be. We have had to put two to sleep, so I know how hard that is. In time it'll be easier. The good part is that maybe his girl will come back to him in spirit- ours is here right now.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
01/23/12 04:18:36PM
136 posts

Is my experiment with auto writing(typing) real?


Psychic and Paranormal

I can't type worth a darn but I am an extremely good cook!! LOL! And a heck of a nice person! Thanks Phyllis.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
01/23/12 03:37:25PM
136 posts

Is my experiment with auto writing(typing) real?


Psychic and Paranormal

Well good for you Cathy. I did take a class when I was high school - flunked it - I could not type without looking. I tried to teach myself with a program as well, but no luck. That may be why I had the underlined words. I don't use just 2 fingers, and I type a fast slow. I did not ask to be criticized, just wondering. This was total experiment and I am trying it again on a different format.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
01/23/12 10:17:36AM
136 posts

Is my experiment with auto writing(typing) real?


Psychic and Paranormal

Ya, that's what I understand as well - I was just asking for curiosity's sake. I was hoping I could communicate this way because of my chaotic mind syndrome. LOL! Yikes. Thanks for all your support - you have helped me a lot!

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
01/23/12 08:17:15AM
136 posts

Is my experiment with auto writing(typing) real?


Psychic and Paranormal

The only thing I wasn't aware of was when I typed do I still have 10 guides with me, 3 was typed - 3 guides names were underlined more than once. One guides name was underlined once. I thought I typed 10, but it showed up 3. Cool. Maybe they were the ones who were here with me while I typed and not the total amount I have. I'm going to try it with another format to see if I get the same type of results.

Thanks Phyllis.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
01/23/12 07:54:45AM
136 posts

Is my experiment with auto writing(typing) real?


Psychic and Paranormal

I am not sure if I am reading too much into my experiment with automatic writing. I cannot type without looking at the keys, and I type slowly. I used word, so it is probably just my bad typing and the way I let everything run together. Certain things are underlined, and then the same things in another line are not. The consistent words are the names of two guides and then the words, novice at - communicating - meditating- here with me, etc.

I know that certain words will not be recognized as correct in word, but this is just too coincidental. Even if I corrected a misspelling or a space, the word would still be underlined. Did this just happen for me or am i just wishing that it is real? Hard to say.


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onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
01/21/12 05:33:29AM
136 posts

How to tell when a spirit is contacting you


Psychic and Paranormal

I can tell when my spirits are with me when I get tingly, not like goosebumps or my arm falling asleep, just an overall tingly sensation. Sometimes I feel like someone is in the room with me. When they converse with me, the right top of my head tingles and the left side of my face - that depends on who is here. I sometimes get a persistent name or image in my mind.

When they were first trying to get my attention, they made a very loud noise in the basement, showed themselves to me in shadow, and took some items for a few days, then returned them. It took me a couple of weeks to get to the right meditative state to find out who was here.

I don't always recognize the signals, and I cannot always relax enough to communicate. I hope this helps a little.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
01/18/12 06:48:49AM
136 posts

I am getting stronger.


Psychic and Paranormal

Wow! My "psychicness" is gaining strength. It has not been a conscious effort on my part. I am able come up with the correct answer to questions asked on shows like Pawn Stars 99% of the time. Before a couple of months ago, I hardly ever got them right. I have also noticed that I am right with the next part of a post or sentence. Maybe that is just my brain anticipating and using what I would say. Don't know. It is pretty neat though.

A few months ago I noticed that someone's name would pop into my head while I'm typing or reading or washing dishes - whatever. I would check my email and at the same time I had the thought, that person had sent me an email! Maybe I am just more aware now and I am noticing. I have always had a smidge of this, but not this strong. Pretty cool.


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onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
01/14/12 09:28:37AM
136 posts



I personally don't think anything will happen. I go with the theory that the Mayan calendar doesn't just end - it just starts over again. If people are going to change it will be a very slow, imperceptible change. Lord knows they need to change! LOL I think maybe we have reached "rock bottom" as far as human behavior goes and slowly, things will right themselves. Goodness will show itself. The entitlement mentality will reverse itself and people will be considerate and kind once again. Sadly, it won't be an overnight change.


updated by @onetrubeliever: 12/27/16 04:15:00PM
onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
01/08/12 06:03:36AM
136 posts

Is it just me?


New Age

An archaeologist!! That is what I would like to have been - either that or a historical researcher. I do that anyway, for my own enjoyment, but on a limited basis. My secret wish is to go to the UK and sit among the standing stones, to touch them and feel all that came before me. And to see and touch the coliseum in Rome.

Museums are a little overwhelming for me sometimes - I pick up on the residual energies with the items. I first realized this at the state fair in the antiques room. I love to look at the stuff and I really look, but I get so tingly and lightheaded. It is a relief to get out.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
01/05/12 02:23:37PM
136 posts

So frustrated!


Psychic and Paranormal

I tried a guided meditation - it was too distracting for me. But, I probably didn't use the one right for me. I will try one again. It was so easy for me for several months. I even got to a past life/higher self guide a while back. I relaxed a lot with tones. I guess I haven't decompressed from Xmas yet! I ran around like a crazy woman for weeks! LOL! Thanks again.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
01/05/12 02:09:03PM
136 posts

So frustrated!


Psychic and Paranormal

Thanks Phyllis. I know that's what I need to do - relax and not try so hard. I will just try to meditate every morning with no expectations and it will happen again. That's how it happened in the first place! I was wondering if there are any techniques for stubborn minds. Happy, healthy new year to you and your family as well.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
01/05/12 11:53:41AM
136 posts

So frustrated!


Psychic and Paranormal

Does everyone go through periods when you just can't connect? I haven't had a long "visit" with any of my spirits or guides in a couple of months. It has been since September that I had a good meditation and connection and actually spoke with my resident family members. I have been seeing shadows again this week - that's a good sign.

I feel a need to do this - like someone is trying to get through to me. Some days it's just downright impossible. I tried again today and I felt someone there, but I just could not make a connection. Plus the most unimportant thoughts kept creeping in. I have a strong enegy that has made my sessions hard to comprehend at times. Like it bounces back to me and blocks their words.

I will try to meditate more often now that the holidays are over. Do I just need more practice? I am pretty much new to this(a year now). Maybe my spirits have left my house. Don't know.


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onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
01/02/12 07:06:31AM
136 posts

Is it just me?


New Age

I watched "The Eagle" last night and I felt as though I had experienced parts of that life. I can't tell you what it was, but I was genuinely afraid during the chase between the Dad and the native tribesmen (a Celtic tribe, I'm guessing from the desciptions and the fact that the prince and Esca knew of each others history). It just seemed so familiar. I must say that that is a very strange feeling.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
12/31/11 05:47:53AM
136 posts



My experience is similar to yours. It has been in the last year, that I have been able to communicate. Looking back, I have seen shadows and heard things, but attributed them to the constant activity in my home and stress. I saw my first full body apparition on Halloween night - I mostly see bits and pieces of shadows. My youngest son has had experiences since he was small. One of my dogs is sensitive, too.

I think, in my case, it is because I was open to communication - I wanted to learn who was here with us. I have been a sensitive since I was small, but "buried" the abilities because I was told to "quit imagining things and quit making up stories". It started resurfacing when I was a teen, but then life got in the way, and I had little time to pay attention.

So that is it in my case - paying attention and becoming open and receptive to the spirit world.


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onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
12/21/11 11:19:42AM
136 posts



Ya know, I don't know for certain. I am new to this and still learning. Some people think that some spirit guides are relatives or people you knew in life. From my reading, spirit guides are human, but have ascended to a higher spiritual plane. Some lived many lives. I have also read that it is possible that you knew your birth guide in a former life.

It is my understanding that your birth spirit guide and you chose to be together before you were born, others come to you as needed. He/she will be with you always. Mine said he chose me to help protect me from my Dad. My guide died 3500 years ago and lived in Sameria(re: the good Samaritans of biblical fame). I have two that help me with communicating and spirits. And I have one who is either a guide or my higher self - I'm not sure about her. I have not met any of the others.

So far, all of them let me know they are with me by the tingles. I suppose it's the crown chakra that actually tingles. The whole top of my head tingles when my main guide is here, the right top with the others. When I am in contact with spirits, the left side of my head and face tingle, depending on who's here. It has been a while since I've talked to any of them (too chaotic).

I ask complete questions expecting complete answers - not all yes or no. The most I get are 1 -3 word answers. I started with asking for a guide to come to me - it was my birth guide. I asked him to make somewhere on my body tingle if he was truly with me ( I did this a couple of times so I knew for sure). I asked his name, whether he was male or female, where he lived, where he died, stuff like that.

As to your other questions - I don't know. I have not asked any future questions. I don't know if they can do actual physical healing. They are there to guide you and help you with life choices. They suggest and guide us to the best way, but because of our free will, we are responsible for creating everything in our lives. We can choose to follow our gut feelings(their suggestions) or go in a different direction - it is up to us to create the best life possible. Because I have been proactive in correcting a future health problem, my birth guide praised me - I was doing a good job and to keep it up. In that sense, that much of our future is made known to us. Don't know.

As far as altering the future, again, I don't know, but I have an incidence that tells me my guide is with me always. He literally kept my car from colliding with a stupid, thoughtless kid's car by mere inches. The kid pulled into my lane too close for me to have stopped in time - we were coming to a red light at an intersection.

The spirit guide group has some excellent articles to link on and learn from. Hopefully other more knowledgeable members will help you. I can only give you what I have learned.

onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
12/20/11 10:29:16AM
136 posts



You have spirits around you all the time. You just don't realize it unless you can feel, see, or hear them. I have had two instances where the spirits in my life, and my guides have forewarned me of danger with family members. I was not attuned to the warnings however. My head tingles when I am in contact or they wish to talk to me. After the situations passed, the day long nagging, urgent feelings went away. I think spirits just know when something is going to happen - they might not have had any abilities in life, but gain them in the spirit realm. I am still learning about them.

Your spirit guide will help you. He or she will guide you to help yourself. If you listen to your intuition, your gut feelings, you will hear him. You don't have to meditate, but it is the best way for me to communicate. Ask questions and you will "hear" answers. For me, when I am in contact with my guides and spirits, my head tingles. The answers I get are one - three words and sometimes cryptic. But they will answer anything I ask of them.


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onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
12/13/11 04:50:02AM
136 posts

Is it just me?


New Age

When I see a documentary, or even a movie or History segment, it is like I have been there. Specific sites (castle ruins or the area or event) feel so eerily familiar to me. It's like I'm searching for a previous residence or something. Do you all feel this too, or is it just me?


updated by @onetrubeliever: 07/02/17 05:27:03PM
onetrubeliever
@onetrubeliever
12/07/11 01:32:30PM
136 posts

How will my angels and guides take my mood, I wonder?


Psychic and Paranormal

I know what you mean about paying attention, Kann. Life sure has a way of getting in the middle of personal stuff! I believe my not working is because my Mom needs me to help her(she has vascular dementia) - the more I can help, the longer we can keep her in her own home. And my son does so much better when someone's around. I'm hangin" in - bills are paid, but there is nothing left for fun or a new stove, etc. Oh well - life is wonderful anyway! It takes very little to make me happy!! They sent his check by snail mail instead of direct deposit - probably cheaper for them to do it that way.

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