Wiley's Wisdom

Joy: From the Ground Up

On Self-Esteem: A Book and its Cover June 27, 2014

Filed under: Man's Best Friend — Wiley Schmidt @ 10:25 pm

Diet is a four letter word. Seriously. Count it yourself. 🙂

Wiley's Wisdom

I hate the way my mom looks at herself in the mirror. Or (worse yet) when she avoids looking at herself entirely because of the disdain for the body looking back at her. I know it’s a common issue among women to reflect negatively about their appearance, but I just don’t understand it. And I don’t care to understand it. It breaks my little doggie heart to see her look at herself that way.

“It is never too late to be what you might have been,” the fabulous George Eliot once said. Well, I refuse to be anything other than what I’m meant to be, which is a source of joy. Joy is not in my mom’s face when she looks in the mirror, which bothers me even more given that the past several days of my journey with Simple Abundance have taught me that my Daybook of Comfort and Joy indeed cannot be judged by their…

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