Category Archives: Personal growth

A Simple Reflection

A friend sent me this quote that I thought was the perfect sentiment for the New Year, simple, yet direct. “I release this past year and bless it with love and  am grateful for all the experiences and lessons it … Continue reading

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Civility For Thee

Citizen Tom has a good post up called “Why Such Hatred For Donald Trump?”, that discusses the irrationality behind the Left’s visceral reaction to everything he does. CT essentially makes the argument that Trump is a master at pushing the … Continue reading

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Unplugged

“It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us; it is the very sign of His presence.” ~C.S. Lewis I’ve run away from home.  My vacation had  officially started last Wednesday, yet weirdly enough my … Continue reading

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Heart Wins the Game

“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” Eunice Kennedy Shriver spoke these words at the opening ceremony of the very first Special Olympics  in July of 1968 at Chicago’s Soldier Field.  The … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About The Shack

Because barely a word has been written on it right?  Kidding of course. After seeing the movie The Shack today my first thought was to blog about it. My second thought, was to immediately shut down that first thought.  Surely, I am … Continue reading

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The Will To Live

Originally posted on Unshakable Hope:
I almost made it through a whole year without being hospitalized or having any additional health problems. Almost. Then, with just a few days left in 2016, I caught a cold. The “common cold” is…

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The Calcified Mind

“Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human.”-John Cogley Did you know that a barnacle spends its entire life stuck in one place?  Yes, there … Continue reading

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One Nation

My sentiments today are the same as when Barack Obama took office. Whether you like the new President or not, you have to respect the peaceful transfer of power our nation goes through; a process that in many other countries … Continue reading

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Home is Where the Paper Plates Are

It is a plain and simple fact that my house will never be mistaken for Martha Stewart’s.  My wall art comes from the Internet, my room “themes” are determined by fit and affordability and the thought of a DIY embroidering … Continue reading

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Bring to a Gentle Boil

Life can be funny in that sometimes it takes a storm or two to bring out hidden parts of ourselves we didn’t even know existed.  Being  a slow learner, it usually takes several more than two for me, but the point … Continue reading

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