Gossip: The Other Green Eyed Monster

 “What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth.” -Jewish Proverb ...more

31 Days, 32 Revelations: Green-Eyed Bandits

Series Introduction...more
Thank you for reading, patriciaappelquist. I appreciate all of your support immensely.more

Flaws & All: How to Survive Being Imperfect in a Seemingly Perfect World

“There’s something ugly about the flawless." —Dennis Lehane<><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>...more

Jealousy Does Not Become You

I’ve spent a good part of this evening talking about the fact some of my long-standing male friends have recently gotten into relationships and how some of their girlfriends have felt moved to voice concerns about those guy’s friendships with me. They apparently perceive me to be some kind of a threat....more

When Women Rally Women

Bitches be trippin'. Yes, I did catagorize this under Spirituality, and it's about time we stand up from our pews, and look at the reality we are creating as women of this world....more

The "Other" Best Friend

+Always When+

The man jabbed at his oatmeal before he took a bite, certain he’d recognize poison if he saw it.  From time to time he used his binoculars to note his wife’s progress out in the yard. While he ate, he scratched on the notepad next to his bowl: church, filling station, library, home. He ripped the paper from the spiral and tucked it into his breast pocket, rose from the table and deposited his bowl in the sink, ran water to fill it. He returned to the picture window for one last property inspection....more

Reverse Snobbery: Too Pretty To Relate?

Oh...she's gorgeous. My heart sank a little as I saw Ann Voskamp's words, so inspiring and life-changing on the pages of her book, come to life in her small group study DVD. Her book, One Thousand Gifts, has been life changing for me.But her voice, decidedly sultry, didn't match the one I heard in my head as I'd turned those pages late at night. Her hair, a beautiful chestnut color, sat atop her head perfectly coiffed, not a strand out of place. And I'm ashamed to admit, I grew a bit jealous....more
I totally get this! Thank you for saying it outloud!more

Be Free of Jealousy, the Green Eyed Monster

, Oct 4, 2012...more

Handling the Green-Eyed Monster