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An Intimate Letter to a Friend

An Intimate Letter to a Friend

An Intimate Letter to a Friend Revealing the raw and delicate nature of the human spirit. And yet there is a bright hope… for all of us. The following email was sent on Good Friday. Oh my beautiful friend!!! I’m so deeply moved to hear the news that...

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Facing your trials with a happy face

Facing your trials with a happy face

Today I drove to the hospital for a cancer screening. They needed to take a blood sample… again, says the person who hates needles. But I decided to make the best of it because for about the last 5 months I’ve had a little too much of being poked, prodded and screened...

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Paint Strokes that Persuade Us to Think

Paint Strokes that Persuade Us to Think

The story and symbols of “Hope Waits” - a painting by Sohma Rae Hathaway No audible words are needed when we speak the language of art. How many of us are persuaded by a beautiful painting or the sound of a symphony. I've felt this way ever since I was young but I...

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And it’s okay to grieve

And it’s okay to grieve

Let's face it... painful emotions drain our energy so it's only natural to avoid them. Often we hide our grief or bury it beneath anger and blame. But I implore you to choose a better path, even if it is with blood-shot eyes, take on grief with bravery. Grief vs....

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Understanding the shades of procrastination

Understanding the shades of procrastination

We all procrastinate; at least I'd like to think so. However, it's a bit like the flu; some of us have a harder time shaking it than others. Trust me. I'm an EXPERT in procrastination. How can you be sure? Because if I weren't, this blog would have been posted much...

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4 Creative Ways to Make Minutes Count with Kids.

4 Creative Ways to Make Minutes Count with Kids.

  Because kids have their own agenda, schedules can be a sensitive thing. The word flexible is fundamental when it comes to making minutes count with the kids; but how exactly do we achieve that? Where do we draw the line. We all want to do the right thing as...

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(Cough, cough)… I think I swallowed a blog

(Cough, cough)… I think I swallowed a blog

When our greatest intentions as a writer take a nose dive into a silent abyss. I was all geared up in May to start a bi-weekly blog and express my love of words with those I might help. I wanted to connect, share ideas and laugh with you. I still do, but between you...

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My Cinco de Mayo

My Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo was, for me, the day my world crumbled into oblivion. "There I sat on the cold cement slab wondering to myself, Did they really need to make this so terribly uncomfortable? After all, wasn’t it humiliating enough to be here in the first place? For me it...

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