With Love From the Woman Who Dislikes This Holiday

The anticipated sales (according to IBIS World) for this Valentine’s Day are $18.6 billion dollars.  That’s billion…for one day! Don’t get me wrong, I love LOVE. Whether it’s a friend, a lover, a partner, a spouse, a family member–when two people reach the stage where a soul connection is made and you can tell each […]

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Comfort in Chaos

I believe I have always been more comfortable in chaos:  it’s where creativity blooms, it’s raw, it’s authentic, it has flaws and therefore, it’s imperfectly perfect.  It’s a bit scary, and full of madness. This is where the fire of my soul is ignited and stoked. It is in the chaos that I can live […]

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Blessings, Miracles & Memories (10)

Friends = Blessings, Miracles & Memories I have been gifted with some of the best friends on the planet. I am grateful to God each day for those He has brought into my life. Whether I have known them for almost forty years or if they have just come into my life this year, they […]

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Blessings, Miracles & Memories (9)

I believe that, if we could, we would all give the gifts of good health, financial prosperity, world peace, the end of poverty and homelessness, etc. to all of those around us. Sadly, those things are either out of reach or completely out of our control. There are things we CAN give this Christmas and […]

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Blessings, Miracles & Memories (4)

1979, 8th grade, the year of my favorite Christmas memory.  It actually happened about a week and a half after the actual day. We were at my maternal grandparents house on a Friday night waiting for my dad to finish work at the bank and meet us for dinner. My grandfather and I were sitting […]

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Is Anyone Listening?

“For what you see and hear depends a good deal on where you’re standing: it also depends on what sort of person you are.” ~C.S. Lewis “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ~Stephen R. Covey I witness it daily and perhaps you do as […]

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