Category Archives: life

Valley of the Bones

Today is the last day of January 2018. I can’t believe we’re a month into the year already. The phrase that I am hearing today is “new beginnings.” See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and … Continue reading

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Self love and acceptance

You’re so fat. You’re ugly. Oh my goodness–look at you hair! You’re too stupid to learn that.  You can never achieve that goal. You are a failure. You shouldn’t even try. Would you say those things to your best friend? … Continue reading

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It feels like Christmas!!!!!

Greetings from Philadelphia! So, it’s Christmas season. For many people that means presents. For me, that means COOKIES! This year, I took the responsibility of baking our Christmas cookies. I made 8 types of cookies. That equals about 20 dozen … Continue reading

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Who’s in your tribe?

I live in a city of a couple million people. There are times that life in the city is fantastic. People from nearly every culture are represented. My city is infamous for its sports fans. I mean, who throws ice … Continue reading

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Words matter

  Do you stop and take stock of how you speak about yourself? I mean, really listened to yourself? Do you listen to how others talk about themselves? We are really mean to ourselves. I won’t wear a bathing suit … Continue reading

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Temporal vs eternal

I’m realizing just how much of my focus has been on the temporal versus the eternal. I’ve been in survival mode. I’m trying to keep afloat physically. My health hasn’t been great and the exhaustion has been overwhelming. I’m trying … Continue reading

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Friends

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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Good news kids :)

Thanks for the prayers and encouraging words about my review.  It went really well…much better than I ever expected to be honest.  I suppose I am my harshest critic.  Shocking, I’m sure, to those who know me. Yesterday was an … Continue reading

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Updates…

I don’t know whether to write about my personal life, my work life or politics.  So much going on, so little writing has happened…here’s the cliffs notes version.  I’ve not written because I’ve had a bad attitude.  And honestly, I … Continue reading

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The best is yet to come

It’s been a while since I updated the world wideweb on my life.  Honestly…I’ve not been able to be forthright.  I had to wait until an announcement was made…which was made yesterday.  Yesterday my new position was announced.  After the … Continue reading

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