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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

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Monday…Monday

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

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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