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Be Courageous

be courageous like the lion walking proudly

Once again, I had a country music radio station tuned in and Faith Hill’s song “Free” began to play, just as I was reading an interesting article differentiating between courage and bravery written by Brette Warshaw. This stimulated my thinking. … Continue reading

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Appreciate

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Half of the year has flown by, and I am so grateful to be out and about in this wonderful world. I had a country radio station on earlier and it must have been tuned in to whatever wavelength my … Continue reading

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Gossip Is Not a Bonding Tool

birds sitting on a line gossiping

I dislike gossip. When I was in my early teens, I came across an anonymous quote in my hometown newspaper, clipped it out and placed it in my billfold. To this day, I carry it with me to serve as … Continue reading

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Stay the Course

clapping and celebrating others success

A couple of years ago, in the movie “Ugly Dolls,” Kelly Clarkson and Janelle Monáe sang “Unbreakable.” I watched it with my granddaughter, who was mesmerized as they belted out an amazing message. That song’s lyrics contain such a powerful … Continue reading

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Me Time

cup of coffee on desk table

Like many people, I’m a creature of habit. Sometimes my habits help me, and sometimes they don’t. Changing them can be a challenge, as some have been with me for decades! However, it’s not impossible. Recently, I decided to look … Continue reading

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Soothe

woman laying in bed unable to sleep

As long as I can remember, I have been blessed with the ability to fall asleep almost immediately after laying down. Friends with whom I travel remark often that I seem to be asleep before my head touches the pillow, … Continue reading

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Stay Away from Negative People

women reaching out virtually

My dear friend Deanna first introduced me to Jon Gordon and the danger of “Energy Vampires” getting aboard “The Energy Bus” I am driving. According to Mr. Gordon, “An Energy Vampire is a person who will suck the life out … Continue reading

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