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Tell Your Stories

You know that adage “Don’t say ABOUT someone what you wouldn’t say TO them?” Every now and then, I write something that I know one day I’ll have to explain to Brynna. Sometimes it’s a crazy antic of hers. I’m sure she will love…

February 19, 2013
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Convinced: Part 2

A few months ago I wrote a blog about healing. I explained that while there are things that may cause me to question or fret, there is one thing of which I am sure. Way down deep in my gut I know…I am CONVINCED…

January 25, 2013
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Dates of Desperation

We celebrate a lot of things. Birthdays, anniversaries, first dates, first steps… We commemorate the times in life when we are happiest. On these occasions I am usually the first to order the cake. I sometimes even celebrate a good Tuesday with a cake. (What?…

November 1, 2012
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open hands

From the second Brynna entered the world, I had to let her go.  Ten minutes before she was born, they said she wasn’t breathing well and it was necessary to get her out immediately.  I had to let go of that vision I had…

August 1, 2010
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Our girls…

First came Imani MacKenzie Grace, my 9-year-old -going-on-20 goddaughter. She may be the smartest person I’ve ever met…and I’ve met a lot of people. She is not satisfied to hear a fact, she wants to know everything about it and then teach it to…

July 22, 2010