Oh what a year!

Oh What a Year!

Oh what a year! On this last day of 2018 (and now into the early hours of 2019), I sit with a glass of wine, in my comfy pj’s and watching the final Hallmark Christmas movies. I also find myself struggling with what to put on paper.  There were plenty of good times and memories, […]

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Next steps

Ladies & Gentlemen, What Are Our Next Steps?

The past few weeks have found this country rocked yet again: allegations of assault, dragging human beings through hell on both sides, the ever-increasing egotistical, power-driven, do whatever it takes to win, (no matter who gets harmed), money & greed fueled politicians and media…when and how does it stop?  How do we rise above better […]

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Healing the Communication Dysfunction: Intimate Conversations

This past Friday night, I hosted a Facebook Live event to discuss the Intimate Conversations, the first in a series titled Communication Dysfunction.  In case you missed it, the following is the transcript of the talk. Intimate Conversations  You read the invitation titled “Intimate Conversations” and perhaps hesitated to join me.  For those of you […]

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Endless Rain

The rain splattering against my window, normally soothing and sleep inducing, is now a cacophony; a keep me awake at 2:10 a.m. rain.  Add to it the furnace and the cars whizzing up the hill, I believe sleep may allude me tonight. The first thoughts in my head were those of frustration, annoyance, and defeat. […]

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Surviving Scary!

Who knew that It would be the year that I needed to adopt survival mode.  It was the summer of 1986. For all intents and purposes, it was a great year so far. I had traveled to France in January to study and be immersed in the culture of the country. It was an amazing […]

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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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For Those Who Remain

“Release the need to know why that thing happened. Because you know what? It doesn’t matter. What matters is reclaiming the fire it will take to rebuild your energy again. And what matters is rediscovering the ridiculous amount of beauty right here, and right now straight into the pulsing, tangible, gloriously sweet center of this […]

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Climbing Through the Muck & Mire

“Sometimes when you are making a difficult climb, the longer you hesitate to move, the more fatigued you get. That’s kind of a brilliant metaphor for life.”~~Melissa Arnot Reid If you take a moment and just let that sink in, I can bet it won’t take long for you to remember a time in your […]

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