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How do you keep going forward in times of challenge, one step at a time.

September 15, 2011

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“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.” ~ Helen Keller Thanks to everyone for your kind comments, thoughts, emails, and Facebook posts yesterday. I don’t feel in a place to talk about our appointment yet […]

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Why can’t the moon be a ball? How you see things can change everything.

September 13, 2011

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“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” ~ Anais Nin Yesterday, it must have been that so many of you saw the question I asked and photo I posted and said, “duh, Shannon, that’s obviously the moon.” For those that played along, thanks for humoring me, and if you […]

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A Poem for Faith and her family on the night she got her Angel Wings.

September 12, 2011

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There are no words but tonight I am so so so  sad to share that little miss 8 year old Faith that I have spoken about in my blog  and so many of you given happiness to through your Facebook ‘Likes, ‘ has lost her battle with cancer.  In return for her gifts of love […]

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The obvious is sometimes right in front of you, you just have to look at it upside down.

September 7, 2011

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“That’s the way things come clear. All of a sudden. And then you realize how obvious they’ve been all along.” ~ Madeleine L’Engle As I said in my riddle (well not MY riddle) but rather the riddle that I posted on the blog yesterday, I posted it as an exercise designed to help us all […]

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What sign are you waiting for?

August 31, 2011

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I love this image for it speaks loud and true.  I have had a morning of coincidence or perhaps it is just the sign telling me that things are just as they should be.  I don’t really believe in coincidence so a sign it must be.  And using that, I  have some things I need […]

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Motherhood: an evolution of strength, love and silliness.

August 30, 2011

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“Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.”  ~Linda Wooten As women (and you men know just what I am talking about if the switch has ever flipped in your presence), there is often a point in many of our lives that we […]

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A question for Monday. It’s a biggie but worth thinking about.

August 29, 2011

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It’s a big question but worth thinking about…I think my word is “Blessed”. Would love to hear yours.

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The opportunity not obligation of Life.

August 26, 2011

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“We become happier, much happier, when we realize that life is an opportunity rather than an obligation.” ~ Mary Augustine In hustling about our daily lives, we all often feel some degree of stress. Whether it’s being busy with work, home, kids, family, medical, financial, well-being, etc, you just feel stressed. Lots of obligations. Such […]

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Be grateful for “one” that makes you smile.

August 25, 2011

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“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” ~ Morrie Schwartz     I often talk about my babies and friends and dreams and all the things that are important to me (ok, not all but you might be very confused as my head […]

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A lovely reminder for a Wednesday.

August 24, 2011

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