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Merry, Merry from the Wondertwins.

December 22, 2011


“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” ~Calvin Coolidge It’s here, it’s here! Tomorrow I will plug in the tree lights for good. A fire will burn in the fireplace. Presents […]

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An Everyday Miracle for The Holidays…

December 19, 2011


“Now you just believe, that’s all you have to do – Just believe.” An Ohio Farmer What do you know about miracles? Have you had one happen in your life? Do you believe in them? By definition a miracle is a noun: mir·a·cle/ˈmirikəl/ Noun: A surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by natural […]

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Grounded in persistence, a Humanitarian and Author: “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration”

December 16, 2011


“Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak” ~ Thomas Carlyle One thing I love love love about this “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration” series is that it allows me to ask questions of people I find, fascinating, inspiring, funny, […]

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Top 6 Special Ideas for Special Families for the Holidays.

December 12, 2011


We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents. We do not choose our historical epoch, the country of our birth, or the immediate circumstances of our upbringing. We do not, most of us, choose to die; nor do we choose the time and conditions of our death. But within this […]

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Things that shine created by a person that shines: “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration”

December 9, 2011


“Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases” ~Samuel Johnson As you may or may not know, I love and am inspired by pretty, lovely, and crafty things (although I am not at all crafty).  One of the things I love is all things fashion which includes jewelry.  My sister and I often joked we would like to […]

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Words to live by….It’s going to be worth it.

December 8, 2011


I am not going to be long winded today as you have all so graciously read my posts this week where I admittedly got a little wordy (but I love it, so I am hoping you like it too:).  So today, as we head off to visit an intensive Therapy Program at UCLA for little […]

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There is no such thing as Superwoman…

December 8, 2011


“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” ~ Oprah Winfrey Earlier this week, we took a trip back in time to “Before I was a Mother, I was a Daughter.”   We talked about foundations, and how those moments of childhood and the struggles that followed, were […]

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“Never say NEVER because you just never know.”

November 28, 2011


  “Never say never.” ~ Charles Dickens I love this line, because it is oh so true.  Whenever I hear someone adamantly tell someone else how they would NEVER do something, I chuckle to myself.  You really can’t ever say never, as you do not know what life has in store (unless you are psychic, […]

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A vision of gratitude, how do you see it?

November 25, 2011


“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” ~ Unknown This will probably not come as a shock to all of you, but I have always loved Thanksgiving. Perhaps, because I really do love this time of year. It’s the first day when I can start to […]

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Counting Blessings One Moment at a Time.

November 21, 2011


“Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.” ~Elizabeth Kubler~Ross Tonight, when I got home from a few meetings, I decided to walk to the store to pick up […]

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