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there is always something to learn

Sometimes you need to observe someone else struggling in order to see your own. I have written before about my struggle with control.  From seemingly insignificant things like the way a book is going to end or searching for spoilers to see if I want to see a movie to the feelings I experienced after… Continue reading there is always something to learn

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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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the corner

This past weekend I was able to spend some time with my girl.  She apparently missed me too & decided to stay with me in the hotel Saturday night.  She has only been gone since mid August but she has changed.  She is responsible for herself now, being off at college and it is pretty… Continue reading the corner

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Something to consider…..

What is more important than – having someone tell you how proud of you they are? – having someone support & encourage you? – having someone be your cheerleader? – having someone show you grace? – having someone forgive you? What is much more important than those wonderful things… – learning how to be proud… Continue reading Something to consider…..

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Journaling

Anyone with a lot of extra time on their hands can look through my published blogs and notice a trend.  I post for a while and then I stop.  When I decide it is time to come back to blogging, something inside me changes.  I tend to observe better, I think of how what I… Continue reading Journaling

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What’s your favorite pattern?

Nope, not that kind of pattern.  No swatches to vote on in this post. Our personal patterns.  We know that there are always lessons to learn in this life. Some lessons are easy to learn, others need to come back to us over & over until we finally ‘see’ them. Variations occur but in the… Continue reading What’s your favorite pattern?