Category Archives: gift of love

I know It’s Hard To Believe

I originally was going to write a post about something entirely different. But this morning I thought I would share about my project today. I am finishing a Bible study on Job. Ronnie and I have not yet left to … Continue reading

Posted in becki duckworth, Child Abuse, Depression, gift of love, Give without expectations, hardened Hearts, hope, Spiritual quest | Tagged , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Packing Up Our Life And Moving Forward

Ronnie and I have both been so busy these last couple months. We are very close to leaving our home. Finally once and for all, off of Applegate Drive. For those of you that don’t know, we have lived on … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, friendships, gift of love, Healing and Recovery, hope, leaving the past behind, new beginnings, Traumatic Experiences, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

2 In, 2 Out

Two-in There should always be (at least) two firefighters together when they enter a location that is considered a hazard area that is considered “Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health” (IDLH), i.e., the interior of the structure fire. Firefighters operating … Continue reading

Posted in Dysfunctional Family Relationships, family bliss, friendships, gift of love, happiness, leaving the past behind, new beginnings, PTSD, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , , , | 13 Comments

Finding My Family

I would like to introduce my birth daughter Abby. I asked Abby to be a guest writer on my blog.¬†She has evolved into a wonderful mother and a successful woman. Abby was adopted at birth by two very loving caring … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, daughters, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, gift of love, Healing and Recovery, healthy relationships, identify problem children, Life's Blessings and Joys, Mental Health, new beginnings, Open adoption | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

The LA Laker Player and Me

During 1994- 1995 I was running a muck, I was un-happy and searching for who knows what . I surely had no clue. My daily routine was go to work, hit the gym for an hour with a former Los … Continue reading

Posted in friends, friendships, gift of love, Healing and Recovery, healthy relationships, Life's Blessings and Joys, love, NBA | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Summer Update At The Duckworth’s

I have not blogged in weeks. I am just getting back in the saddle for real this time. Our backyard is looking much better. I love the lights the canopy and the pagoda. Many thanks to Rick and Jeremy for … Continue reading

Posted in beaten by mother, Child Abuse, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, family bliss, friendships, gift of love, happiness, Healing and Recovery, hope, Life's Blessings and Joys, Mental Health, new adventures, PTSD, surprise callers, therapy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Finally I Am Going To Talk Cake

I hate cake, not just any cake, but birthday cake. Maybe I should clarify… I hate birthday cake for my birthday. Baking and making a cake is a labor of love. When my children were young, at least a week … Continue reading

Posted in beaten by mother, Birthdays, Child Abuse, daughters, Depression, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, gift of love, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , , , , | 21 Comments

When I Googled You

Yesterday afternoon I received a call that on my cell phone only showed up as California on the ID. I generally do not answer the phone unless I know who the caller is. I was however expecting a call from … Continue reading

Posted in Family Secrets, gift of love, google, Healing and Recovery, My Life as an Celebrity Event Planner, surprise callers | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

$18,000 Of Kindness

Not too many people have $18,000 to give as a gift to a stranger. One very gracious shoe giant’s wife, right here in little ole’ Aloha, Oregon, gave $18,000 to my friend to save her business. This kind act of … Continue reading

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