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Don’t Think about it, Just Jump

A year ago this week my husband and I were in Maui, taking a private tour on the road to Hana. If you’re not familiar, the road to Hana is a miles long stretch of highway along the east coast … Continue reading

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Standing in the Middle of the Mess

She came down the stairs, a look of defeat on her face, “It feels like I’m not making any progress,” she said, “You can’t even tell I’ve done anything.” My oldest daughter is going to grad school and is moving … Continue reading

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Learning As I Lose

  I was a little apprehensive walking in. After all, no one knew I was coming. I’d tried to call but the phone number, like the website, was outdated. Perhaps, I thought, there wouldn’t even be a meeting today. Perhaps … Continue reading

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How to Be Stronger than a Superhero

image courtesy of  http://www.emudesc.com I think it was the way he said it, or maybe it was the way it aligned with all that has been on my mind lately. But for whatever reason, the words of my pastor struck … Continue reading

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5 Reasons I’m Not Making New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year.  Time to look back and reflect, time to look forward and plan. I wasn’t going to do it.  Wasn’t going to participate, wasn’t going to make resolutions for the coming year.  I’ve got my head … Continue reading

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How to Accomplish A Goal, Your Goal; Any Goal

I’ve been writing about weight loss this week.  I’ve interviewed 9 women and am telling each person’s ‘How I did it’ story in a feature for Kit magazine.  It’s been inspiring, has caused me to pause and think.  Not about … Continue reading

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Who’s In Charge of Your Life?

It’s been a rough week for me.  So I’m holding onto scripture today.  It’s what I do when life gets out of control.  When my plate is full, when my hands are tied, when my mind is running ahead of … Continue reading

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How to Get to the Other Side, No Matter Where You’re Headed

photo by Chesse Hobbs I think it was the exclamation points.  There were two.  And they came at just the right time.  Because the more I dig into this project, the more I find myself face to face with the … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from a Ten-Year-Old Entrepreneur

I’ve been a mother for 19 years.  Three times I have given birth. Three times I have taught people how to go potty, tie shoes, and trim toenails.  Three times I’ve pushed a little girl behind her bike until she … Continue reading

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To Those Who Push my Buttons, Here’s What I Have to Say

Photo by Leah Jones The Ugly Truth I’m sitting in my room at the Holiday Inn Express in Muncie, IN and all I can think about is this: the big, fat, ugly truth.  Which is; I’m mostly all talk and … Continue reading

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