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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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Love conquers all

When you love someone, love them where they are, at this very moment in time. Love should be unconditional, affection with no limits or conditions. Loving people teaches a lot about oneself. The people who are attracted to us in … Continue reading

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Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda

For the past few days I’ve been abiding in the land of coulda, shoulda, woulda. I know that there is nothing I could’ve done. I did everything I could when I was in the situation. At its height, it was … Continue reading

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Last night I had a moment that hit me hard…in the best way. I went out to celebrate my friend’s birthday and met someone who knows someone I know. He and I got to talking about the circumstances under which … Continue reading

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This weekend I had the opportunity to hang out with some of my best friends in the whole world.  I hadn’t had a visit with them–more than a few stolen minutes at a wedding–in six years.  When Lynell picked me … Continue reading

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St Patty’s Whirlwind

I am amazed at my dedication to celebrating a holiday I’ve never acknowledged before.   I usually live a pretty boring life.  Work.  Consulting.  Gym.  Little leage baseball.  Tanning.  Reading.  Blogging. Occasionally I go out with my friends.  Usually once … Continue reading

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Unconditional love

With all of the talk of fear this week, I have to give a moment to talk about unconditional love.  The Bible says that perfect love casts out all fear.  The love the Bible refers to is the Father’s love. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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I should take my own advice

Yesterday I had a conversation with a friend who is living out her dream…I mean the kind of dream that you have when you are eight years old.  She was trying so hard to explain to me everything–the emotions, the … Continue reading

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Life is interesting…definitely more cyclical than I realized when I was younger.  There were people that I thought would be in my life forever who have exited stage left.  There were other people that I thought for sure would only … Continue reading

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You’re a waffle, I’m spaghetti…

Life is really interesting.  Everyday I wake up and smile.  I’m really interested to see what each day holds..what will transpire.  This morning I actually took the time to make sure that I was presentable at work.  Our new AA … Continue reading

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