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Between Innocence and Confidence

I wrote this post about the honesty of children, including a tale about my own sweet innocence.  In it I told you another story about how as an adult I confidently told my daughter that I am beautiful.  It occurred … Continue reading

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Compassion

Recently I drove by a school after hours and saw a woman I can only guess might have been a teacher leaving for the day.  She had a bag in each hand and looked exhausted.  She paused to readjust her … Continue reading

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I Forget Its Hard

I’ve been working on this post for weeks…pretty much since I last posted in March.  It’s now May.  It seems to be hitting me often lately…how hard this life truly is.  It may be my day to day, but that … Continue reading

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Blessed By You

You’ve probably heard that we are who we are because of the life we’ve lived.  The things that happen in our youth help shape who we come as adults.  Those opinions we form in our impressionable teen years influence our … Continue reading

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Naked In Front of Myself

I’m fairly confident these days.  It’s something I’m cautiously proud of.  I’ve worked hard to not only like who I am, inside and out, but to respond with a confident-yet-humble “thank you” to compliments.  I don’t want to get too … Continue reading

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Be

I got a tattoo last weekend.  Two little letters.  One little word.  The thing is, this one word has become a foundation for me, something I build my goals on.  A mantra that I lean on when I’m feeling off-kilter.  … Continue reading

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I’m Different Than I Was

I’m a helper.  And a giver.  I love others.  I want to nurture and support them.  It’s who I’ve always been.  It’s what I’ve always done. But I’m different than I was. A few years ago my giving came to … Continue reading

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