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Faith and trust

There are seasons in which it’s easy to share, and then there are seasons wherein I go into turtle mode. Today, I know I need to share. As a matter of fact, I know I need to share more. Even … Continue reading

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Emotions happen, y’all

Over the years, I’ve been taught, encouraged, almost coached to suppress my emotions. Ok, let me be more specific. Happy was good. Anger was understandable. Fear was normal…but we pretended it wasn’t always sitting on our shoulder, holding onto our … Continue reading

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Have you ever had a day that was so chock full of emotion that you are completely, emotionally hungover the next day? Well…that is me today. Yesterday my niece graduated from high school. I may be weeping under those sunglasses…but … Continue reading

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What do you see?

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? When you look inside of yourself, what do you see? You see, I don’t give shit what you look like on outside. YOU ARE INNATELY BEAUTIFUL. You know how I … Continue reading

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Happy Fathers Day

Today I feel like I’m on the episode of “Survivor” when they remember all of the people who were voted off the island. God had blessed me with some great men in my life…but over the past few years some … Continue reading

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Visiting the relatives

From Friday to Sunday, I was in Syracuse visiting my family on my father’s side.  I had an amazing time.  I have to admit, though…that many colors were used to paint this visit.  Let me explain. Not too long ago, … Continue reading

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Nick update

I went to see my nephew yesterday in the hospital.  He’s in the DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE.  He’s recovering from his surgery well.  Last night he ate for the first time since the surgery.  Today they took … Continue reading

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More personal update

If you are reading this, I covet your prayers.  Or a kind thought.  Or your understanding. My family is going through a bit of a transition right now.  My family in Syracuse.  My Oma (my father’s mother) is moving in … Continue reading

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My mom is a rockstar

Well, my mom has taken to reading my blog…and commenting…and regularly making me cry.  Today she totally pimped me out…haha Sometimes it is easy to forget how blessed I am because I am too close to my situation.  I notice … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving is on its way

I learned something recently…something great.  I can’t tell you what it is just yet…but it is pretty big 🙂  I’m pretty excited.  OK…I’m really excited.  It does not involve me moving to Boston…but I should be able to get up … Continue reading

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