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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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a new day

This morning I was faced with a choice, actually every morning I am blessed to wake up I face the same choice.  Do I take a moment before getting up to begin my day based in gratitude and positivity, or do I just grumble as I get out of bed & begin my routine? I… Continue reading a new day

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the door & the window

‘When a door closes, a window opens’ There are probably untold variations of that quote.  The inspirational message that although something ended or you didn’t get what you want, there is always another direction for you to travel. I know for me personally, sometimes I don’t realize until much later that there was a window… Continue reading the door & the window

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hodge podge

Nope, not a ‘crafty’ post More of a post with no specific purpose, a hodge podge, if you will, of a few things that aren’t big enough to warrant their own blog.  Little things that just help magnify my personal crazy.  In fairness, I shall attempt to provide a general topic for each. Life Hacks:… Continue reading hodge podge

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hindsight

I have been thinking a lot about this topic lately.  In large part due to the anniversary of my losing my mom.  I remember so many times over the last 18 years just wishing I could have her back.  For me personally, I have been living with this life altering loss for almost 2 decades.… Continue reading hindsight

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don’t be fooled

Legacies are not reserved only for the famous or infamous Legacies are not solely financial gifts left by the obscenely wealthy Every single person has & leaves a legacy With every single breath you take in your life, with every thought, decision & interaction you have, you are leaving an imprint in this world. Sometimes… Continue reading don’t be fooled

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we all fall prey….

So geographically speaking, I find myself under a Tornado Watch. I was outside & stood in a location where I could feel the sun on my face, listening to the birds talk to each other while watching pretty white clouds move against a light blue sky.  The calm before the storm. With all of that… Continue reading we all fall prey….

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defining moments

It may seem a little dramatic but, I thought of a different idea for a blog post.  I spent a lot of time working on it, saved it, picked categories & tags for it as well.  It was sitting quietly in my draft folder waiting patiently for the morning when I would publish it. Hours… Continue reading defining moments