Month: August 2017

Finding Courage Within

Addiction– most of us battle something at some point in our lives. People who are trapped, however, can lose everything they hold dear.  Addictive behavior is the source of the misery and we know that, but it is often most difficult to leave the comfort and familiarity of the high received. For some, it may […]

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I have a fascination with the wonder known as light. I carry the light of Christ inside me, the Holy Spirit burns bright too.  Moonbeams dance on water, firelight warms me through. Sunbeams carry prayers up high and send God’s blessings down.  Starlight wishes give me hope, searchlights lead me home. Fireflies spark memories of […]

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The Gift of Love

“Love liberates, gives courage, allows you to rise from mistakes & failures; to celebrate the joys and successes.  Love allows you to forgive and be forgiven.  Love allows you to see beyond the superficial & imperfections.  Love is not easy, it takes work but is so worth it when you can embrace and be embraced […]

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We have such high expectations each day, only to often be disappointed in the people, places and things that surround us.  The question is, are we more annoyed with those persons or things,  or, are we more upset with ourselves for desiring something out of reach? My guess is that it’s a bit of both. […]

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Lessons from Rocky Balboa

For those struggling to just get out of bed and face the day:  “Going in one more round when you don’t think you can.  That’s what makes all the difference in your life.” When you consistently doubt yourself and the power and strength you have within you: “Until you start believing in yourself, you ain’t […]

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The Merry-Go-Round of Dysfunction

For my Pittsburgh followers–do you remember the gentleman, who for years, ran the merry-go-round at Kennywood? He would hop off and on and in and out of the horses with such grace and ease. He always made you think he had the best job ever! Sadly, he has long since passed and the merry-go-round seems […]

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