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“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the life that is waiting for us.” –Joseph Campbell Whether your dream was the picket fence and 2 kids with the mini van … Continue reading
“God never intended you to go through something and get nothing out of it. He intended that every time you go through a test, for you to come out of it with something else on your boat that you never … Continue reading
“Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul.” –Thomas Merton When something terrible happens, we want to know why. That question occupies your days and your nights. It’s hard to have … Continue reading
Preface: This was written just over a year ago. I have always liked this piece. For me, it is simple and to the point. When we grieve, we go back and forth between emotions (stages) and we get sort of … Continue reading
Preface: Every day, all day long, there a thousand things that come to mind–swirling around in my head. I wish I had time to write all of them down, but since I have a family and do things other than write, … Continue reading
“Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.” — Bern Williams Life can’t be lived in reverse; we can’t change history. All we can do is the best we know how with what we have been handed. … Continue reading
Most who know me, and many of you who read this blog, have noticed I find, create and live by different words, poems, or quotes. I don’t go around looking for words to live by. Instead, they seem to find … Continue reading
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston Churchill ____________________________ Courage is an ever-changing, ever faithful friend. Courage is always admirable, yet sometimes, remains elusive. Its form may change to … Continue reading
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” –Anais Nin I think we all want to crawl into a little ball when tragedy strikes our heart; sometimes our desire outweighs our courage–at least in the beginning. Facing life … Continue reading