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Friday Favorite: Day 33 of 365 Days of Motivation

“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

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Friday Favorite: Day 23 of 365 Days of Motivation

“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

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Friday Favorite: Day 12 of 365 Days of Motivation

“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

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Friday Favorite: Be a Tree

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

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Friday Favorite: Day 16

“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

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Day 55: 365 Days of Motivation

“What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”                                 –Richard Bach I have said this before, and I will … Continue reading

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Good Grief

We, as people, have this driving need to make everything okay. When things are okay (normal routine of life) we are comfortable. However, when something goes upside down and inside out, we feel it, and we struggle. We want to … Continue reading

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Be a Tree

Now that I have your attention, let me explain. When my two oldest kids were still mini-people they were great kids (still are, just bigger now). They were generally kind and usually good listeners. It never failed when I needed … Continue reading

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Day 52: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.  –Alfred A. Montapert Today will be hard. It will be hard if it happened yesterday. It will be almost just as bad if it was five years ago. It gets better, but holidays … Continue reading

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Day 42: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“A jug fills drop by drop.”   – Buddha This is a process. It will not happen by itself and it will not happen overnight. No one can do it for you nor against your will. Before you can redefine … Continue reading

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