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when you borrow a concept

Although I was born into Catholicism, I was not raised Catholic.  It logically follows that I have never really followed the concept of Lent.  This year, I noticed a lot of people who also are not Catholic, borrowing from the tradition & re-imagining it. I am not a big fan of giving things up.  Although… Continue reading when you borrow a concept

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Pot meet kettle

So we all have those people, those people who drive us bat sh** crazy.  In ‘real’ life, on social media, on television, doesn’t matter…they seem to have been placed on this earth to single-handedly drive us bananas. You have these people running through your head right now don’t you?  You are welcome 🙂  Of course… Continue reading Pot meet kettle

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Opening volley against fear

Sometimes fear is a complex thing.  Sometimes it hides itself inside of something. I love to write, it is something that I feel that I need to do in order to be happier.  So one might think that since I have this blog and write posts, I am doing what makes me happy. It does… Continue reading Opening volley against fear

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down the rabbit hole….

I should know better….I mean I seriously should know better by now… There is always a test & it always seems to be a pop quiz… I had a pretty good weekend, if you read my blog you know I spent the weekend with two fascinating men that offered me a lot of inspiration &… Continue reading down the rabbit hole….

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I believe…

I believe in God & I believe in prayer I  believe in love, compassion, kindness, gratitude and forgiveness I believe in grace, hope and faith I believe in vulnerability, courage, passion, laughter and the power of tears I believe that until you can learn to love and accept yourself you will never sustain real love… Continue reading I believe…

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love

I have spent the weekend with two men, Father Richard Rohr and Paulo Cuelho.  I watched an interview with Father Richard Rohr about his book Immortal Diamond and then read The Alchemist. So here are some things that stayed with me Father Richard Rohr ‘We love to fall in love but to fall in love… Continue reading love