Hope & Healing

Telling the Truth, in Love

”Love is not about how much you say, I Love You, but how much you prove that it’s true.” – Unknown There’s a scripture in the Bible that I will always remember and fully agree with. That is, “tell the truth in love”. On the surface it seems simple enough, but it’s not easily conducted. …

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Discovering the Beauty in Your Struggle

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it”– Confucius  I wondered when it would end, the pain and pangs of yesterday’s dispointments and let downs. They always seemed to find a way to remain bigger than the life I was currently living. Reminding me that the struggle was real, filled with actual heart dropping moments, discouraging remnants and vivid distinctions of …

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Taking Life One Step at a Time

“Do what is right, not what is easy” – Unknown As we journey through life facing our issues, taking responsibility for them and fighting the good fight, at some point it’s important that we reset, refresh and reflect on what our next steps should look like. One essential aspect to next steps is they should …

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Coming Out of Your Storm

“Not all storms come to disrupt your life, some come to clear your path.” – Unknown I remember that dark day, like it was last night. The day I had to make a choice to step out of my pity, anger and sorrow. No I was not yet fully recovered, healed, less hurt or angry …

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Who is Your Family?

“Family is like music, some high notes, some low notes, but always a beautiful song.” – Unknown   As long as I can remember, this time of year has always been a special season for me. Not because of the gifts or things being given to me, but because of the people around me. Not …

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Our First True Love

“Love yourself first, so you know what you deserve.” – Unknown  Remember that person who gave you butterflies and rocked your world like no else could? Remember how you felt talking throughout the night, dismissing a good night’s rest simply to hear the alluring voice of your “new love” and exchange meaningful words? Words that seemed …

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Living Without Regrets

“Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die tomorrow.” – Unknown   As much as we want to believe, no matter how smart we proclaim to be, the level of our educational achievements or the “geniuses” we choose to hang out with, we will never be able to predict the future for ourselves. …

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Living Our Truest Heart

”The two most important days in your life are the day you were born…and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain  I remember as kid how I would play for hours with my friends and family. Not a care in the world it seemed. We created makeshift instruments of play, like cardboard sleds that …

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It’s Never Too Late to Keep Trying

“Everyday is a second chance.” – Unknown    Lately I’ve been reminded of the quote that states, “Nothing beats a failure like a try.” We teach our children this and even declare it to ourselves when times get tough, but sometimes we honestly want to shove these words down the throats of those telling us this, …

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Never Forget About You!

”Be there for others, but never leave yourself behind.” – Unknown    Ever so often we need to take the time to unplug. Get away from what feels and looks like normal and shift into a different gear. A gear, whether higher or lower, (for you) it should feel different and feel better.  I am …

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