Category Archives: Life in general

Things Change, Life Changes Us


Life is a persistent (sometimes mean) teacher so I have learned this year.  We are getting close to the end of another year and it has been a difficult one.  My life has been shaken up this year, and over … Continue reading

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Five Things I Hope My Teen Son Understands


A co-worker of mine recently said goodbye to her 18 year old son for six months, as he went off to National Guard boot camp. While I know she is proud of him, I know it cannot be easy having … Continue reading

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I am Not Superwoman But I Got This!


Nope.  I am not.  I have no superpowers. No super speed or strength and I sure I can’t fly. I am not superhuman. I am not Superwoman but yet, I am determined to be her. I sometimes forget that I am … Continue reading

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Another New Year Is Upon Us


In a couple hours, it will be a New Year.  With that said, most have started to think about what we are leaving behind and setting resolutions for the upcoming year.  I definitely have pondered what I am leaving behind … Continue reading

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That was 21 years ago, and 2 husbands ago…


As I sit here on this rainy, cold, fall Saturday morning, I am thinking about where my life is now. And I realize something very important.  I am not the scared girl I was 21 years ago. I always had … Continue reading

Posted in Acceptance, Life in general, Motherhood, Tough Choices

Who are any of us any way?


In grand scheme of life, who are any of us? We can only be the people that God intended us to be.  Even if that person is constantly trying to do right only to feel that that right is in … Continue reading

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Stop Being Selfless and Self-Sacrificing


Months ago, I was told I needed to be selfish and less selfless and self-sacrificing.  I took that advice to heart (although I was criticized by the same person for finally taking that perspective).  It took me a while but … Continue reading

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