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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: I’ve Learned…

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

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Day 50: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.” –Unknown Author People will ask you, for years to come, … 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 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 24: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“When you can’t change the direction of the winds—adjust your sails.” –H. Jackson Brown Jr. During a time when you are struggling to get out of bed and take a shower all in the same day, this might be hard … Continue reading

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Day 21: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“To keep our faces toward chance and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.” — Helen Keller I can think of few people who had a harder life than Helen Keller–or at least few who … Continue reading

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Day 9: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“Moving on is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is the hard part.” –Dave Mustaine It is easy for others to tell you what you should do. It is so easy for them to say you should move on, … Continue reading

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I’ve Learned…

I was 25 years old, thought I had my life figured out. I had dreamed of these days since I was young and now, after some hard times and a lot of growing pains, my dreams were coming true. Randy … Continue reading

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Tears of Men

Life is a series of moments. Moments shape our lives. Some moments more than others. Randy’s death unleashed moment after moment after defining moment. As hard as death is, there is a certain inevitable grace and beauty that comes in … Continue reading

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