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On Being Salt and Light…

See, there's this thing called biology...

Something I’ve discovered about myself on the internet is that I have a very short fuse when it comes to whiners. It’s somewhat amusing, I was never aware of this until recently, but you know that  little twitch you start to get in your eyebrow, that 10 point rise in your blood pressure?

Yep, like that. That little signal that lets me know I’ve encountered a real whiner. My family has been well aware of my problem with whiners for a number of years now, but has never said a word beyond like, “like duh.”

All in good humor here, but this certainly does explain my sudden and swift lack of empathy when I encounter a whiner, something rather out of character for me.

You may wonder what in the world this has to do with being salt and light, so perhaps some background is in order. I frequently attempt…

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I am a mother of 16 children and grandchildren. Some of them are by blood and the rest by heart. I was a foster mom for a few years and the children I cared for during that time have mostly stayed with me through the years. I love to write, read, dance, paint, and play with my animals. I enjoy dressage riding and just being in the barn. My words are my gift, as they allow you to know me as I really am. Thanks for joining me on this ride of life!

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