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Lessons Learned Lately

Life has been busy. It has been the good kind of busy, but still. My heart longs for quiet and rest. Nearly four years ago when my family moved to Rochester, NY, life slowed down for me. It was in that time of deliberate break taking that I discovered the way that I want to live. I don’t want life […]

What’s Your Thing?

Who thought that choosing dignity as their one word for the year would be a good idea? Apparently, I did, but what has become evident to me over the course of the past few months is that focusing on dignity is painful excruciating. It has forced me to look deeply at the ugly parts of myself, to peel back the facade of my life, […]

When You Are Aching For the Snow To Melt…

My baby girl had surgery on the 2nd day of February. Very early in the morning on that day, the snow started falling heavy and fast resulting in the only day that schools were closed in Rochester, NY.  But this did not keep us from making the treacherous drive to the hospital at 6 A.M. Her surgery went well. Trying […]

More Than Enough

Last night, my daughter prayed that I would keep writing in my blog, so this morning, I feel compelled to do just that. I haven’t been able to write lately. Time has been filled. Emotions have run high. Birthdays have been celebrated. Heartaches have been abundant. This running-on-fumes feeling I have felt lately is something that I haven’t felt for […]

Does My Story Matter?

For the longest time, I didn’t think that my story was worth telling. I have played the good girl role for most of my life and to be quite honest with you, it has worked out well for me. There are a few regrets, but most people would find even those laughable. My life has been good. Very good. It […]