Tag Archives: challenges

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

June 16, 2011

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  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

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  “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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The Precious Gift of Time….

May 31, 2011

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Normally, as we all know, I start my posts off with a quote, but instead I will be closing with something you may have already seen in the form of an email forward at some point (no it’s not the Nigerian Prince who is asking for money, but perhaps one of these times it may […]

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The Process and Progress of “Letting Go”…

May 26, 2011

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“There are things that we never want to let go of, people we never want to leave behind. But keep in mind that letting go isn’t the end of the world, it’s the beginning of a new life.” –Unknown Such an interesting theory, “Letting Go”.  The imagery can be of balloons floating off into the […]

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Kindness in Chaos…it starts with me and you.

May 18, 2011

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“Love is saying ‘I feel differently’ instead of ‘You’re wrong.’” ~ Unknown If you are anything like me you tend to live your life in fast forward, always moving at the speed of light (or at least feeling like you are) and barely remembering what happened yesterday.  I often giggle when someone asks me about […]

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Your kindness can change someone’s whole day and your own.

May 16, 2011

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“During my second year of nursing school our professor gave us a quiz.  I breezed through the questions until I read the last one:  “What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?”  Surely this was a joke.  I had seen the cleaning woman several times, but how would I know her […]

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Chasing watermelons is easy, being “normal” is hard…

May 12, 2011

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“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal”. ~ Albert Camus To me the word “normal” is hilarious.  Who gets to define “normal”?  And what gives the person who defined “normal” the right to be the barometer for all that is “normal”?  What happens when what is “normal” gets a kink […]

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Fan Favorite Quote from “Sage Advice” Tuesday…..

May 11, 2011

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“When one door closes, another door opens. Until then, it’s hell in the hallway.” ~ submitted by Nissa Seriously, can’t we all identify with this and if you create a visual in your head, it’s really quite hilarious…. Cheers to lots of strength, hope and ammunition in the hallway… I am opening the good bottle […]

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One Last Thought on Mother’s Day…

May 8, 2011

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And more important than you can ever know. I love you. Just a note of thanks to everyone on Mother’s Day and I hope you all had a very special day with both your own mothers and your children if you have them.  Both are the most special blessings as the bond is one that […]

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