Heart Choices

Theme Layout

Boxed or Wide or Framed

Theme Translation

Display Featured Slider

Featured Slider Styles

Display Grid Slider

Grid Slider Styles

Display Trending Posts

Display Author Bio

Display Instagram Footer

Dark or Light Style

Live Like You're Loved

Live Like You're Loved


Have you ever felt unloved?  You walk into a room and feel disapproving eyes on you. It's not a pleasant feeling. Some people don't care what others think of them. But, it's just hard if these people are the ones you work with or you live with them. Being yourself, mistakes and all can be rough. On the other hand, consider people who love you. You can be yourself without worry. You mess up, and it's okay. They won't shun you but instead, accept you. I don't mean that those who love you won't feel free to speak up, but it'…
Read more »
Debbie Petras
0 Comments
Five Minute Friday: DONE

Five Minute Friday: DONE


It's Five Minute Friday when I join with a group of writers. We receive a one-word prompt, and then we have only five minutes to write. Our word for today is DONE . START What goes through my mind when I think of the word DONE is how many projects I have going and still not finished. I'm the type of person who juggles many things at once. I typically read three books at a time. Last summer I was so excited as I finally completed writing the book I've been working on for several years. I sent it to an editor, and it was such a relief. Little d…
Read more »
Debbie Petras
6 Comments
Nobody Wants to be a Burden

Nobody Wants to be a Burden


Years ago, I surveyed heart patients. I gave them a questionnaire to complete to find out what their greatest fear was.  I thought it might be fear of dying. After all, most of them had experienced a major heart issue. But the results came back, and the answer was that they were afraid of becoming a burden to others. They wanted to be independent no matter how long they lived. Currently, I am staying with my dad who is eighty-nine-years old. I flew to Florida for the week to help him out after his week-long stay in the hospital with congestive heart fa…
Read more »
Debbie Petras
2 Comments
[name=DEBBIE PETRAS] [img=http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-2CDrwq9-7eo/WV6tdbP-QgI/AAAAAAACfb0/ViqQSnSVaDsMLXyz3AEEzZ5-78luBHOGgCK4BGAYYCw/s1600/Debbie%2BFace%2Bblog.JPG] [description=]