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New Year, Old Reminders

January 2, 2012


(Shared from Pinterest) As we all head into a new year, perhaps full of good intentions (and you know what they say about those), it seems like a good time to look at guiding sentiments with new eyes and new breath. To take words like these and make them tenants for ourselves and for our […]

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How one horrible word and a beautiful Tweet triggered the reminder for kindness and compassion.

August 16, 2011


    We never know what another person is going through. Let’s do our best to be compassionate, kind & loving today.~ Aimee @ awakeningaimee     As I look around at so many of my friends and people I am meeting all the time, I often hear the phrase in my head “I never […]

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Never take a moment for granted, for everything changes in an instant.

August 9, 2011


Remember the moments for each one is an opportunity to make a memory.  ~ Shannon Pruitt:) As many of you know, I have been following the progress of little 8 year old Faith as she battles the horrible disease Cancer.  What I hadn’t really talked about is that Faith had a friend Ethan who was […]

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Not being the same as everyone else makes us special…that’s the point.

July 6, 2011


As I read the following quote, I felt the feeling you get as tears start to well up in your eyes and you know soon the computer screen will become a bit more fuzzy.  Perhaps it is because of the many plates I am currently trying to keep spinning without breaking them all at once, […]

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“When walls go up, walls come down”. It takes a Village.

June 21, 2011


“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” ~Anne Frank As I mentioned yesterday, I am taking this week to focus on the idea that “It takes a Village”.  As this started as an African proverb, it has now been further repopulated but notable community and global […]

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Theme of the week, “It takes a village to raise a child”

June 20, 2011


I hope everyone had a lovely Father’s Day. I spent my weekend being reminded just how true it is that “it takes a village to raise a child” and so this week in different ways my blog is dedicated to that notion. On Saturday, I took part in the Hollywood for Habitat, Habitat for Humanity […]

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Thoughts about love for Father’s Day….

June 17, 2011


“There are three stages of a man’s life:  He believes in Santa Claus, he doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus.”  ~Author Unknown “Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.”  ~Bill Cosby “You will find that if you really try to be a father, your child will meet you halfway.” […]

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Remembering Everyday is a New Day…That’s The Easy Part, Keeping Perspective is Challenging.

June 16, 2011


  The irony of this picture is that I don’t totally subscribe to it because as I have said before I am a spiritual person; however, I do believe that we have choices and make them everyday and those are in your hands.  I had to remember that today as once again I had to […]

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Breaking Routine and Gaining Inspiration….

June 2, 2011


  “Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent van Gogh Like so many of you, as much as I tend to be the “Hub” of our family unit, coordinating, scheduling, planning, anticipating, worrying, rushing, and managing chaos, I also sometimes allow these activities to […]

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Reminding me and you that we deserve the best…but what it means to you is up to you.

June 1, 2011


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