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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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Day 34: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows34

From The Holy Bible: Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’ Isaiah 41:10 When I have nothing to hold onto, … Continue reading

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Day 33: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“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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Day 32: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“The best way to guarantee a loss is to quit.”      –Morgan Freeman We all wonder what twists and turns are waiting for us. We wonder if we will ever heal and move forward. It would be great if … Continue reading

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Day 30: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“Smile, breathe and go slowly.” — Thich Nhat Hanh I know smiling might seem strange, depending on where you are on your journey. It feels fake at first, probably because it is fake. The more you heal and grow, if … Continue reading

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Day 29: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”  – George Eliot Having a baby at 17 changed my path. Suddenly college wasn’t on the radar and being a mom was. Everyone told me I’d never finish … Continue reading

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Day 28: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination.” — Carl Rogers Sometimes, it matters who someone is quoting. It doesn’t make the advice less meaningful if a city maintenance worker … Continue reading

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