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Change

I always love it when I see that first leaf that reveals summer is coming to an end. Most of the leaves are still green, and then before you know it most of them have changed. There’s nothing like stumbling upon a rainbow of colors scattered around a tree. For me, this season is magical […]

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Timeless Gift of Time

I have several friends who have mentioned over the years that they never know what to buy their dad for birthdays, Father’s Day, or Christmas. I remember struggling with the same thing when I was young – so my usual go-to was something exciting like socks, underwear, a tie or cologne. As ridiculous as that […]

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What I found out in the ER

If you have ever experienced a heart attack, or at least had similar symptoms – then you know how scary it feels. I recently made my first visit to the ER in Florida. When my husband walked in after doing a 5 mile run, I told him I needed to go. The ER: Naturally, they didn’t […]

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What Are You Missing?

Do you sit back after experiencing a frustrating day and think, ‘Man, I’m glad that’s over! I need something to drink or eat. Stat!’, or do you analyze it to try to figure out why it happened and how it taught you something? I’m a little of both. I had one of those frustrating days. […]

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Oh My Soul

“I can’t remember exactly the first time your soul whispered to mine, but I know you woke it, and it has never slept since.” – JmStorm   First love. When a child wraps their arms around your neck. When a complete stranger tells you their story. When you and a friend shed tears after losing […]

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You. Are. More.

I love technology. I love pictures. But the two combined? Whew. If you’re looking for love and acceptance thru a perfect selfie–you’re headed for disappointment. You are MORE than what this world pressures you to believe in–what you supposedly need to do to look/be lovable or desirable.  

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Pick your battles.

Next summer, my husband and I will celebrate our 30th Wedding Anniversary.  Where does the time go? I think back over the years, and I remember so vividly some of the things he would do or say that would ignite my little temper or send me into the ‘cold shoulder’ mode. Some of those memories […]

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