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life lessons

So it’s been a while since my last post and if you read it, you are aware why. When you are not directly impacted by a loss, you feel badly for others but your life continues relatively normally. The struggle for those who find themselves drowning in the grieving process is that they don’t have… Continue reading life lessons

#loveshowsup · acceptance · advocate · aging · compassion · courage · family · illness · journey · love · parent · words · writing

role reversal

Another post I don’t know how to begin. Last Tuesday I received a call that my father was in the hospital.  There are 4 siblings scattered across the country so the calls began.  Another call came in at 4pm which motivated us all even faster. My brother made it to the hospital around midnight, his… Continue reading role reversal

celebrate · grateful · gratitude · journey · personal journey · weather · winter · words


Yes, I am aware it is Tuesday 🙂 Yesterday, I received 2 gifts worth mentioning. First – it was finally a beautiful warm day (& yes after this winter even in the south) which is absolutely worth celebrating. Second – I received an email congratulating me on my acceptance into the Graduate Program I applied… Continue reading Monday…Monday

action · honesty · irony · journey · judgement · truth · words · writing

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

cranky · dreams · fear · frustrated · growth · journey · lessons · lessons learned · strength · stuck · tests · transitions · truth · wisdom · words · writing

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…