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May 16, 2018 / Tuesday

Swan: I have the news on and gas prices are going up again! Every time my budget takes a hit, I find myself a little resentful to my husband. We had worked and saved, I worked two jobs at some points so he could go to school to include full time for a couple years on the degree completion program. He had his military pay and school was his duty station, but we had to pay for his classes and they were not cheap and books, oh my gosh. All of this was done and we would always say it was for our future, well he retired, got that big paying job and then decided "we" didn't have a future anymore. God had provided for me in many ways, not to the level "we" planned for and I don't really see the reaping part of what I sowed, but I know God has a plan and I shouldn't let it get to me, but the enemy whispers to me and worry sets in.

Hannah: Swan I can relate. I feel resentful with mine right now and he was at my grandson's birthday last week and I couldn't bring myself to speak to him. My mum is failing to the point where she says my dad visits her (he died in 2000) and I wish I could be with her but nobody knows how long she has, it could be weeks, it could be months, but I need my job to live, can't ever think of retiring because my income with retirement is not enough to live on. If we were still together I wouldn't have to work and could spend those last weeks with my mum but now I will just go over for the funeral. I saw her last September and will go again this September if she lasts that long. Swan I know just how you feel.

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May 16, 2018 / Tuesday

Hannah: Welcome one and all. The Lord will keep you from all harm Psalm 121:7

Swan: Hello everyone, welcome to Tuesday evening chat

Swan: Hannah - I have been looking in the back end of the program and playing with even my own computer settings to see why you had the non auto scroll issue last week. I haven't been able to find anything yet, so emailed the issue to Lisa, she might know of something I haven't found. I'll let you know if she comes up with something.

Hannah: Swan, it wasn’t just last week it has been other times. I sit there thinking nobody is saying anything and then I realize it hasn't scrolled down. I guess it happen to KMKR and maybe Buttons

Swan: Hannah - it happened to a couple others as well, I just haven't been able to come with why, so thought I would get help. Maybe between the two of us we can come up with why. If not I will see if Bill will approve me contacting the program IT for assistance.

Hannah: Sorry, had to let the cat out.

Kmkrn: Sorry I'm late! Got stuck at my son's longer than I planned.

Hannah: kmkrn ok

Kmkrn: ALL - Yes, I had that happen as well. The scroll stopped working and I think that nobody is saying anything and then I'm way behind!

Swan: I have the news on and gas prices are going up again! Every time my budget takes a hit, I find myself a little resentful to my husband. We had worked and saved, I worked two jobs at some points so he could go to school to include full time for a couple years on the degree completion program. He had his military pay and school was his duty station, but we had to pay for his classes and they were not cheap and books, oh my gosh. All of this was done and we would always say it was for our future, well he retired, got that big paying job and then decided "we" didn't have a future anymore. God had provided for me in many ways, not to the level "we" planned for and I don't really see the reaping part of what I sowed, but I know God has a plan and I shouldn't let it get to me, but the enemy whispers to me and worry sets in.

Swan: Hi KmKrn

Kmkrn: Swan - Hi! And remember that NONE of us gets to take it with us...

Hannah: Swan I can relate. I feel resentful with mine right now and he was at my grandson's birthday last week and I couldn't bring myself to speak to him. My mum is failing to the point where she says my dad visits her (he died in 2000) and I wish I could be with her but nobody knows how long she has, it could be weeks, it could be months, but I need my job to live, can't ever think of retiring because my income with retirement is not enough to live on. If we were still together I wouldn't have to work and could spend those last weeks with my mum but now I will just go over for the funeral. I saw her last September and will go again this September if she lasts that long. Swan I know just how you feel.

Hannah: Hi buttons

buttons: Hey Hannah

Kmkrn: Hi buttons!

buttons: Hannah so you remember me sharing about my little monkey who is so bright, has a new baby sister and really can't regulate himself, he's still struggling however I have a little more insight into his home life. Mom was around 17 when she had him and is now 23 with a new baby, she has struggled with anxiety most of her life.

buttons: Hi Kmkrn

Hannah: Buttons yes I prayed for your little monkey

buttons: Hannah I knew she struggled with mental health but didn't get much more of an idea, on top of the mess with my own children and feeling I let them down I feel like I've dropped the ball with my students and have not done as right by them as I could/can.

buttons: Hannah thank you, today he was SO tired he actually fell asleep for at least an hour this afternoon.

buttons: Hannah HUGS for you and your mum

buttons: Ladies going to run D out to pick up some food should be back shortly. Hugs and prayers for each of you

Hannah: buttons will continue to pray

Kmkrn: ALL - I was babysitting my 2 grandchildren until my son got home from work. He said, "I just have to sit down for a minute," and promptly took a 30 minute nap! He's exhausted, so I stayed to help. His W just started a new job today.

Swan: KmKrn - that is true, like I said for the most part my needs are met and I am thankful to the Lord for that, but the enemy likes to remind me and of course throw in that the other woman is reaping and sowed not a dang thing into it. Even worse, she called my daughter in law on Mother's Day, they didn't know I was getting ready to walk out of my room and hear my daughter in law say "what the heck does XXXX want", I just walked on and as I went back into my room my son apologized, he said the other woman was fishing for a Mother's Day blessing from them, he said when she told him that she thought they had tried to call, but since they were out for Mother's Day brunch she thought she would call him in case. He said he told her that no one was trying to call her, she isn't his mother and he already wished his mother a Happy Mother's Day, gave her flowers and he would be making dinner that night. He was really upset, said he couldn't believe she called looking for something from them for Mother Day. He doesn't talk about her very often, but said he wanted me to know it was her generating the call and he would never do anything like she wanted because he knows it would hurt me.

Kmkrn: Swan - Good for him!

Swan: buttons - Hi, how are you doing?

Kmkrn: Swan - buttons just stepped out for a minute.

Kmkrn: Swan - Why does buttons have a little message icon by her?

Swan: KmKrn - My son is a no nonsense kind of guy and honestly wouldn't have told me about the call if I hadn't overheard my daughter in laws comment, they were both shocked.

Swan: KmKrn - I don't see that, left click on her name and then click on instant message; she most likely sent you a message since you are seeing that icon.

Kmkrn: Swan - It said, "It's Tuesday and I'm trying" and that's all it said. It's gone now that I opened it.

Swan: KmKrn - yeah, she sent you a message sometime and once you open the message the icon will go away, if she messages you anything more, the icon will appear again.

Kmkrn: Swan - OK. I just figured that everyone could see it too.

Hannah: There is an icon next to swan and my name and I assumed it is because we are typing a message. Once I have finished the message it goes away

Swan: KmKrn - there are some things someone may not want everyone to see, especially when Bill is in the room, so that feature is active, it just allows private conversations, when I edit chat I will see all of them, but it just don't show in the chat window.

Swan: Hannah - if it is a key with A on it, which is the icon that shows the person is typing.

Kmkrn: Hannah - Yes, that is the "typing" icon.

Swan: Hannah - the icon KmKrn is talking about is a little blue text box icon.

Kmkrn: Swan - Yup!

Swan: Ladies - in case you don't know you can have chat read to you, you just left click in the text typing box and then click on read aloud, you click on it again to turn it off.

Kmkrn: Swan - I had no clue! Wow! I am learning a lot today!

Kmkrn: Swan - Has bluebird been back in chat?

Swan: KmKrn - No she hasn't

Kmkrn: Swan - OK, but what's the text typing box? I'm trying to find it...

Hannah: kmkrn where you type your message and right click on it to get read aloud

Kmkrn: Swan - You said left and now right. I'm easily confused!

Kmkrn: Swan - Read aloud is not an option that I see.

Swan: KmKrn - the box you type your comments in or left click in the comments box, it will show three features.

Hannah: kmkrn I have to right click to get it

buttons: back ladies

Kmkrn: Hannah - What does it say? I don't see read aloud?

Hannah: hi buttons

Hannah: kmkrn I right click on this space or the comments space and it says read aloud, select all, paste

Hannah: kmkrn then if I click in the top part where all the comments are it says select all, print, read aloud, paste

Kmkrn: Hannah - Are you on a MAC? I'm on a PC and see select all, but no read aloud option.

buttons: swan I'm really tired as I didn't get much sleep last night after all that transpired. That said the sun is shining and there's a breeze so I'm not dying of heat so I'm good at the moment

Hannah: kmkrn on a pc

Swan: Ladies - I am going to head out, I need to get dinner ready. See you next week.

buttons: Kmkrn and swan I had to right click in the box to get it to read aloud and then it started back at the top, I clicked on the message I wanted read and it jumped to it so

buttons: swan night. Hugs

Kmkrn: Hannah - When I pick select all, it all goes away.

Kmkrn: Good night Swan!

buttons: Ladies I'm going to head off too and get dinner into me. THANK YOU all for your prayers and love. Night

Kmkrn: ALL - Good night and prayers to all! Until next week!

Hannah: Goodnight all

Swan: I have the news on and gas prices are going up again! Every time my budget takes a hit, I find myself a little resentful to my husband. We had worked and saved, I worked two jobs at some points so he could go to school to include full time for a couple years on the degree completion program. He had his military pay and school was his duty station, but we had to pay for his classes and they were not cheap and books, oh my gosh. All of this was done and we would always say it was for our future, well he retired, got that big paying job and then decided "we" didn't have a future anymore. God had provided for me in many ways, not to the level "we" planned for and I don't really see the reaping part of what I sowed, but I know God has a plan and I shouldn't let it get to me, but the enemy whispers to me and worry sets in.

Hannah: Swan I can relate. I feel resentful with mine right now and he was at my grandson's birthday last week and I couldn't bring myself to speak to him. My mum is failing to the point where she says my dad visits her (he died in 2000) and I wish I could be with her but nobody knows how long she has, it could be weeks, it could be months, but I need my job to live, can't ever think of retiring because my income with retirement is not enough to live on. If we were still together I wouldn't have to work and could spend those last weeks with my mum but now I will just go over for the funeral. I saw her last September and will go again this September if she lasts that long. Swan I know just how you feel.

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