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Spreading My Wings

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly. Richard Bach Today was a milestone day for me. It marks my last day of therapy. When I first started last February, I was a much … Continue reading

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Bloom

As long as we are persistent in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time. Denis Waitley

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The race is on…

Perseverance is not a long race, it is many short races one after the next. Walter Eliot This was last night’s practice with watercolors. I have a long way to go until it comes naturally, but I’ve come a long … Continue reading

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What a Day!!

This morning I woke up much earlier than I normally do on Saturday.  No sleeping in when you have a mountain to climb! Well, maybe not quite a mountain, but a very significant hill out here in the beautiful Black … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Positivity

To move forward, one sometimes needs to let go of the past. That is easier said than done. My divorce was final March 30th, but I think somewhere in the back of my mind I truly hoped that maybe someday … Continue reading

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How can you be positive with “haters”?

Yesterday was a tough day for me.  I woke up in great spirits, went to church and was looking forward to meeting up with a friend for a walk/hike.  I opened my email and saw I had a blog comment … Continue reading

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Be Happy….even when you don’t feel like it 😄

2020 will go down in history (mine at least) as the year I lost more than I thought I could without crumbling.  The fun things in life were over for the foreseeable future due to Coronavirus.  No more movie dates, … Continue reading

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Slow and Steady…

January 14th, 2019 I began a journey toward becoming a more fit and fabulous version of myself. This is a road I’ve traveled in the past, sometimes successfully and sometimes not so much. After seeing the ads for the “Noom” … Continue reading

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My Suit of Armour

Vulnerability is basically uncertainty, risk and emotional exposure. – Brene Brown It’s been said about me that I can seem aloof at times  or distant.  I am guilty as charged.  I am afraid sometimes to open up to people or to … Continue reading

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This too shall pass

I need to remember this today!  Never cut a tree down in the wintertime.  Never make a negative decision in the low time.  Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods.  Wait.  Be patient.  The … Continue reading

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Patience, Patience, Patience….if only saying the words could increase mine!

The life skill I’m currently working on, and failing at badly some days, is patience.  I consider myself a fairly patient person and don’t get worked up too often, but this new little puppy is testing me and mine.   … Continue reading

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Reach your destination one step at a time!

The vision must be followed by the venture.   It is not enough to stare up the steps-we must step up the stairs. – Vance Havner What an excellent bit of advice!  I think so often we know the steps … Continue reading

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