((**I must admit whether it was in my trendy square Howdy Doody lunchbox or the paper sack later, we had such a frugal existence that anything my mom put in a homemade cookie - fried baloney and cheese sandwich with mustard, cheese sandwich, orange , whatever was always a great surprise and treat, but this child has a double surprise daily !!
A riddle is fun to slip in lunchbox
banana peanut butter and honey yummity yum yum
We can let go of our defense mechanisms when we are ready to be truly honest with ourselves.
We all have defense mechanisms that we’ve developed over time, often without being aware of it. In times of trouble, the behaviors that have worked to get us past challenges with the least amount of pain are the ones that we repeat; even when part of us knows they no longer work. Such behavior is a natural response from our mental and physical aspects. But because we are spiritual beings as well, we have the ability to rise above habits and patterns to see the truth that lay beyond. And from that moment on, we can make choices that allow us to work directly from that place of truth within us.
When we feel ourselves tensing up , we can say a little mantra let go , let God, or You are ok ..or whatever works for you !!
Most of our defense mechanisms were developed in childhood; from the moment that we realized crying would get us the attention we craved. Passive aggressive ways of communicating may …