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The journey for my powers.

September 5, 2017

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Image credit: PositivePsychologyPowers.com “Do not pray for task equal to your powers, pray for powers equal to your tasks.” ~ “Phillips Brooks I am sitting outside on our back steps. They are hard, but warm from the afternoon sun.  It’s not comfortable, but it’s not uncomfortable enough to send me inside away from the overcast […]

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What would you do? A question worth asking Everytime.

April 13, 2015

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   “When I stand before God in the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, “I used everything you gave me.” Erma Bombeck  Ever since I stared blogging almost 3 years ago, I have kept a list. Religiously adding titles for […]

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How to be Thankful…stop, look, listen.

November 26, 2013

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The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future. – Audrey Hepburn I cannot be a hypocrite.  I cannot say I am always perfect at being present.  I can say I try very hard to remember to be here, right […]

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Lost and Found on Hallowed Ground.

September 11, 2012

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“The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.” ~ Norman Victor Peale As I watch the lone police man walking through the deserted streets under the too bright halogen lights, I feel a sense of wonder. My hotel room overlooks the World Trade Center Memorial and reconstruction. […]

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Humility, Advocacy and “The Greatest Love.”

March 26, 2012

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This post is a combination of emotions today. I am humbled to put myself in front of you.  I am advocating for a cause I believe in so strongly because I have lived it and I am sharing a piece of writing I submitted for a contest that captures both of these things and all […]

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11 Questions and one for you.

February 5, 2012

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“Friends are helpful not only because they will listen to us, but because they will laugh at us; Through them we learn a little objectivity, a little modesty, a little courtesy; We learn the rules of life and become better players of the game” ~ Will Durant A couple of days ago, I was feeling […]

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I may not see air travel the same way again, but I will see the bigger picture.

January 25, 2012

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I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ― […]

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Building community spirits one dress at a time: “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.”

January 23, 2012

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“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~  Leo F. Buscaglia I am so proud and excited to introduce you our interviewee this week as […]

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Big and Little.

January 22, 2012

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“As happens sometimes, a moment settled and hovered and remained for much more than a moment. And sound stopped and movement stopped for much, much more than a moment.” ~John Steinbeck. I have a another post stored up inside of me as you might guess by my recent travels to NYC where I stayed across […]

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A Reminder of Why to be Grateful.

January 12, 2012

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There are so many things to be grateful for…and as I sit here with KSP and E sleeping soundly next to me, and Q in my lap, the reminder is even stronger. NO matter what chaos may be swirling around, take a moment today to be grateful for one or more of these things and […]

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