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Military Holidays

This last week, memories have been coming in hard and heavy, reminding me what military life can be like.  Right this moment I feel like we’re living a somewhat normal life.  My husband is on shore duty and we’re going … Continue reading

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On-Kilter

Today started out pretty rough.  I’m trying to get used to a new schedule and it feels a little forced still.  Nothing is habit yet and I keep forgetting things – like dinner.  (Oh yeah, I need to provide that … Continue reading

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Part of Something

What are we missing?  Suicide rates are booming.  Rates in every age group between 15 and 84 has increased in the last decade and a half.  We are all too familiar with the number of school shootings in the US … Continue reading

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Relevant Realizations

Two weeks ago a stressful situation (coaching) and a bit of a trigger lead to an exhausting and emotional breakdown.  Honestly, it feels like it was so much longer ago.  On the other hand, I can feel my heart pound … Continue reading

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Through the Cracks

I’m irritated.  I’m sad and frustrated and scared.  Bullying, school shootings, suicides, testing, social media, sexual assault…pressure, pressure, pressure.  It presses on our kids from every direction.  Kids – they’re kids.  They’re still learning and growing and we’re supposed to … Continue reading

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Open Up Your Heart

Yesterday I woke up with a song in my head.  I hummed it all morning, but just this one part, which wasn’t even the chorus. Open up your heart and just let it begin. Open up your heart and just … Continue reading

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A Day to Love

If ever there was a day to show our love, it’s Valentine’s Day, right?  There are hearts and flowers and special dinners.  Every store has soft, fluffy, cuddly animals.  You can find articles about how to romance your Valentine, celebrate … Continue reading

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