Spiritual/Life-changing Lessons Category

The invisible enemy you need to know about

I am hearing a lot of people describe the COVID-19 as an invisible enemy. Just because a person looks fine on the outside doesn’t mean they aren’t carrying this invisible enemy around and unknowingly passing it on to others. I find that fact to be the most terrifying part of this whole thing. I’m not […]

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Marriage 101

It’s hard to believe I’ve been married for almost 36 years. We tied the knot when I was in the eighth grade, and it’s been uphill ever since. 😉 The truth is, I didn’t meet him until I was a freshman in college — and it has been a rollercoaster ride ever since! My life, […]

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What If…

I wasn’t going to write about the Coronavirus, mainly because I’m t i r e d of reading articles about it, listening to all the opinions that express frustration about this or that. Can you relate? I find it to be draining. However, this is our life right now. Don’t get me wrong. I get […]

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Memes the Word

I find the trend to post memes on social media interesting. Maybe people do it because they don’t have anything to talk about, or perhaps some of those memes represent something that’s going on in their life. Probably both. I feel that some of the memes that have been circulating around contain messages that most […]

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Child of God

I recently had the pleasure of going on a trip to Grand Cayman. What made it even more special was that I got to fly on a private jet. It was my first experience, and it was pretty wonderful. I’m not one who likes to do things in order to feel better than everyone else, […]

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Forgiveness

It amazes me how we all view forgiveness differently. One may think that some don’t deserve it. However, when you’ve been on the receiving end — your view can change as you experience the force behind it. I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my life. Some I can view as normal teen error in […]

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Kids

Little conversations can sometimes provide the best moments. I was walking a 4 year old student to the school’s cafeteria when she looked up at me and said, “I don’t remember your name.” I smiled and said, “I think you’re just teasing.” She insisted that she was telling the truth. Before I had the chance […]

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What Happens When We Ignore the Pain

I received such a sad message this week that one of my son’s friends died at his workplace. I couldn’t believe it – he was only 34 years young. As of today, the cause isn’t known. Tonight was the viewing, and as soon as I saw his mom we embraced. I sensed that she was […]

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Are you riding on a coattail?

When I was in the 6th grade, I had to give my first oral presentation. I was extremely nervous about getting in front of my peers, especially since I wasn’t prepared. We had a choice to do a report on a book or a movie — then tell the class about the highlights. The purpose […]

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Mary

It’s been awhile since I’ve even had a desire to write. Even though writing has been a huge outlet for me for the last 7 years, I recently haven’t been able to write a single word. If you choose to express your thoughts this way instead of using your voice in some way, then you […]

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