Tag Archives: Creating a LIfe You Love

Ten Tips to Hasten Post-Fire Recovery

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The story I shared with you about my return to writing in a paper journal was only one story of bonfires. You see, I’ve built more than one of those blazes in my lifetime and I’m sure there are more to come. Building a bonfire to destroy old truths and outdated beliefs is worth it, […]

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The Season’s of Transformation

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Though there was fresh snow on the ground this week, Mother Nature is also showing proof that we are edging our way to spring. Literally overnight, bright green leaves from the bulbs I planted in October are beginning to burst forth into the world. Winter has been challenging here in the Midwest. The abundance of […]

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From Surviving to Conscious Living

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Once upon a time, I believed that in order to be happy and seen as worthy of love, I had to follow the rules, the plan for Good Southern Girls, and carefully tend to my Role in Life. The plan was something like this: Be a good girl in high school and plan for college […]

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Take off Your Cape, Wonder Woman

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I’m going to tell you one of the simple facts of life darling: no matter how hard you try, you cannot change another person. You can help them.  You can influence them with how you treat them and what you say to them.  You can support their dreams.  You can nourish them. You can inspire […]

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Ditching Drama as a Lifestyle Choice

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Do you know those people? The folks who seem like something is always happening to them? Flat tires, broken hearts, ecstatic love affairs (that then crash and burn into tragic moments)? It’s an endless parade of always being busy, always running out the door, always having things be better (or worse) than they are for […]

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Flowers, Vision & Faith: A Love Story

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When my ex-husband moved out of our house after seventeen years there together,  one of the first things I did was head to a local home improvement store to buy flowers. Though that was almost a decade ago, I can still clearly see the gold and bronze mums I purchased. Planting them allowed me to […]

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Adjusting the Vision. Tweaking the Plan. Accessing Relaxed.

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By the time you read this, I will be three days into a week-long digital sabbatical (it ends on May 5th).  If things are going as planned, the only posts you will see scattered across my social media spaces will be ones that have been pre-arranged, pre-planned, and pre-staged, with the exception of the occasional […]

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Love Your Life: Clear Clutter from the Path

Clear Clutter from Your Path

Darling, what do you want? What gifts and talents do you want to share with the world?  What do you need to lean into in order to fall head over heels in love with your life? If you’re like many, the answer to this question is “I don’t know.” What if I shared with you […]

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Fall in Love Your Life: Clear Your Clutter

Fall in Love Your Life: Clear Your Clutter

I’ve been full of confessions lately so here’s a big one for you:  I used to live a horribly cluttered life.  No, not  “hoarders” level, but any guest visit was often preceded by a lot of rushing around , stashing stuff in closets and under beds, and hiding all those extra pans in the oven.   […]

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