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Let the war die…

  I get it, sides are created. It’s normal. When you have a war you must believe in the side you fight for. You must create craziness, hatred for the enemy. I’ve been there I’ve done it. No one is perfect, grief and anger can bring the absolute  worst out of a person.  I’ve been […]

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Love, Life and Lessons Learned

    My life as it is now feels like a dream sometimes. A year ago I couldn’t even picture a life different from the one I was living. Honestly my tear stained face felt like a permanent fixture, one I would live with until the day I died. My broken shattered heart cut my […]

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7 Years? Really?

I woke up today like it was any other morning, until Facebook helped me remember what today really is. At first thought I’m glad that it took Facebook to help me remember, because that means I’ve moved on and don’t think about it very often anymore. Seven years today… seven years ago it was a […]

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Farewell 2015 & Hello 2016

It feels odd sitting here typing words after such a long hiatus. Although the speed of my fingers and the sounds of the keys makes me realize it has been way too long. As usual I sit here and ponder the year that is coming to a close and begin to dream and plan for […]

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Maybe it’s Time to Look At Death Differently

  Her name has been all over the news; her face has been on the cover of magazines. A year ago she was only known by those in her inner circle. She was just a nameless face in the crowd. Today, however, her name is well known and mired in controversy.   Brittany Maynard was […]

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Content On A Sunday

There are days I find myself needing to write. To pause and reflect on the journey I am on. Today is one of those days. It is a gloomy day here in Northern California, however gloomy just means rainy and dark. The rain is welcomed with open arms and I glance out the window at […]

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Why Are You Helping Those Not In America?

I am scheduled to leave for Guatemala in five days. Not only me this time or my family but I am excited to say there will be six other women joining me! It has been a funny thing really, something that I just can’t get out of my mind. I originally thought when planning this […]

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Raising Children With Strong Wings Ready To Fly

When our children are little they need all of our attention. They are helpless, only their cries help determine their needs. Then they begin to grow and toddle around. We can step back only a few feet and watch them grasp their first unstable steps of independence. As their parent, their protector we make sure […]

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New Year, New Beginnings!

As I sit here on my couch, I glance at the falling leaves from the winter wind in our backyard. The sun is bright, there is a crisp freshness all around me. With 2014 almost behind us, I reflect on the year that I now must say goodbye too, actually we all must say goodbye […]