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Look Up…and Pause…

The Weekly Photo Challenge is “Look Up.” It has been a somber week. I told my husband that my mind can barely fathom all that’s occurred. Admittedly I have no answers. My deeply introverted soul is still processing this. I

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For Some of Us, Every Day is Autism Awareness Day

April 2nd is designated as Autism Awareness Day. I decided not to post on that day. You see, for some of us, every day is Autism Awareness Day. If you know my story, then you know a couple of years

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Posted in 2016

Dawn

In quiet…in peace…in stillness I hold you. In laughter…in joy…I set you free.

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Posted in 2015, B4Peace

Mother’s Day 2015 – One Day Early and Nineteen Years in the Making

Yesterday was the day before Mother’s Day.  We decided to celebrate a day early by going out for breakfast. I would imagine most of you figure that’s no big deal.  People go out to eat breakfast all the time. That’s

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Posted in 2015

Peace Challenge: The Woman in the Mirror

Months  ago our friend Kozo challenged us to post about our truest self, our grandest self, or about the self we would like to be.  Who was the person each of us faced in the mirror?  What did that reflection

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Posted in 2014, B4Peace, Uncategorized

Raising Compassionate Children

Kozo has once again challenged us with a timely Bloggers for Peace topic. He focused his post on raising compassionate boys, and has started an video series about this topic. As I grew up in a large family, I decided

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Posted in B4Peace, Spirituality

“When the going gets tough, stop and think about everything you’ve already accomplished.”

It’s not easy to express all that’s happened since the end of 2012 when I decided to join a gym. My health was changing.  I didn’t like how I felt. The results of my annual blood work were cause for concern. 

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Posted in 2014, Uncategorized

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