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How to move

I woke up humming a tune. “Whippoorwills in the willows…” I love that little song. It takes me back to a sweet time in my life when I had fewer cares and responsibilities, a time when love enveloped me like the warm comforter I nestled in as I awoke with the June sunshine streaming in… Continue reading How to move

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Mighty kind

“Kindness is the mightiest force in the world,” according to One Day at a Time (299). In the past, I didn’t feel kind. I didn’t even feel like being kind. I felt like stabbing my ex-husband’s eyeballs with a handful of forks. If you know me now, you may be laughing and trying to imagine me… Continue reading Mighty kind

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Mother’s Day every day

*Thank you, Stacie deKlerk, for serving as today's guest contributor and for sharing your gratitude for your mother with us!* I am grateful for all the things my Mom does day in, day out, year after year to make my life easier, better, and more sane. I’m sorry that I don’t always fully appreciate her… Continue reading Mother’s Day every day

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First steps

"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step." --Martin Luther King Jr. Great advice. Hard to implement. Here's one of many examples of how my brain works in quite the opposite fashion. Okay, so I got accepted into graduate school! Yay! Oh wait, so… Continue reading First steps