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All I Want for Christmas is…

Dear Santa, Hello from Indiana. I hope you and the Mrs. are well. How are the elves?  I’m hoping they aren’t too sleep-deprived during this last minute holiday rush in the workshop. I’m so excited that Christmas is just days … Continue reading

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To Forgive, or Not: That is the Question

If you know anything about Jesus, you know he tells us to forgive.  In fact the words forgive, forgiven and forgiveness appear in the bible 134 times.  His message is plain as day.  But I’m having trouble.   I’m struggling to … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Go

It was an impulsive move.  But somehow at the time, it felt right.  Later though, I experienced a smidgen of regret.  photo source: http://www.qcveterans.com/Veterans_Funeral_Plan.html We were sitting in our lawyer’s office, my husband and I, going over our will.  All … Continue reading

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The 4 Keys to Finding Patience

photo courtesy of: http://iheart7.com/2011/11/giving-children-their-privacy-nablopomo/ WE were at a stand off.  I wanted her to do it, and she was refusing.  Resolution was nowhere in sight.  So I gave up, because this week of all weeks is not the week to … Continue reading

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Here’s What I’m Thinking…

  photo courtesy of therapytoronto.ca What ‘cha thinking about? It’s a classic question I used to ask my husband.  And when I asked, in return, I often got a blank look to go with his very long pause.  And then, … 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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Where Will You be in Four Years?

“I can’t do it!” “Yes, you can.  Just focus. Put your hands under her and pull, fast!” She was terrified.  I was yelling.  The two of us, in a panic, because we knew we there wasn’t much time. Dory, my … Continue reading

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It’s Not Where You Go, It’s Who You Meet: 5 Lessons Learned while Traveling

We’ve just returned from a wonderful trip to South Africa.  It is, a beautiful country to say the least.  And while I could write about all we saw and did, and maybe I soon will, today I’m writing about some … 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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Green Beans, Butter & Fear, or What I’ve Learned from My Dog

It happened again.  This time, right in front of my very own eyes, which is a first.  Have you no shame, you four-legged thief? Our dog has an obsession and I mean obsession, with butter.   I’m just dying to know … Continue reading

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