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June 10, 2020


I have found that I don't need to look like a professional athlete, but my appearance does matter to me.  I am finding that working to be fit, strong, and healthy gives me greater confidence and this, in turn, allows me to stand up for myself.  My goal; to have all of...

February 24, 2020

I am not.  I am not the revengeful or vengeful type.  I do not care to destroy another person no matter how angry or what the situation may be (but don't mess with my children!).   Over the past few weeks, I have had to take the higher road than the darker, lower road...

October 6, 2019

 It has been my year of transformation.  I have furrowed my own trail.  It has been exhilarating!  I do not let the things of the past cloud my judgment or my journey.  I work hard, study hard, play hard, and love hard!   When you step outside the box that others have...

May 5, 2019

As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison.

Nelson Mandela

To love our enemies does not mean that we suddenly become their friends.  If it is our enemies we are...

April 14, 2019

Why does our bully bully?  Why does she continue in her quest of cyber bullying?  It happens for the same reason as any other type of bullying. It is appealing to her because it can be done from a distance.  She is a coward and refuses to face me one-on-one.  She wants...

March 15, 2019

An arrow flings and grazes one of your hidden, vulnerable spots. The rawness of the impact brings a long dormant facet of yourself to light. A gush of new insights rushes out. You could see how some of your dearest values grate against your ideals. For now, simply ackn...

February 23, 2019

The snow is beautiful; flurries outside our bedroom window.   I have received an email that was amazing.  My manuscript has been received and a decision will be made over the next 8 weeks whether or not it will be going into production.  This has come from many edits,...

February 22, 2019

A good attitude is a choice. Just tell yourself "I will be in a good mood! No matter what crosses my path!" You can do this! 

My life has been filled with blessings abundant and it is amazing how easy it is to have movement forward with positive heart and mind.  We have...

October 14, 2018

What a beautiful Sunday!  What an incredible weekend!  The weather turned cold but our smiles and hearts were warm with love and family.  Saturday brought my son's birthday party with a full spaghetti feed and his favorite birthday cake.   My son stayed the night and w...

October 13, 2018

One day while reading, I came across this quote by Thomas Carlyle, “Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with ..”   What a profound quote.  The last eight months have been a struggle; I have pulled from strength reserves I did not know that I had....

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