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Ode to the Joy of Mommyhood

Finding the Long-term Perspective in the Chaotic Now Today I’m going to veer slightly from writing about… well, writing. However, the very thoughts in this post come out of the busyness of balancing a family, job, and a time-consuming aspiration to be a writer,as well as an emotional couple of weeks waiting for a beloved… Continue reading Ode to the Joy of Mommyhood

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Giveaway Goodies!

Today’s the day for my Twitter Follower Giveaway! Yay! Who doesn’t like some free goodies? Nobody, that’s who! Whew, that was some double negative for you. In celebration of reaching 500 followers on Twitter, I will be running a giveaway here on my blog. (Yeah, I know the people out there with a quadruple digit+… Continue reading Giveaway Goodies!

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Giving Yourself Permission to Be Okay

It’s okay to be Okay. I guess what I mean by giving yourself permission to be okay, is that we don’t have to be perfect. It’s okay to NOT be perfect. Salvador Dali said, “Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.” Does that thought make you cringe or make you sigh in relief?… Continue reading Giving Yourself Permission to Be Okay

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Surviving The Waiting Room for Dreams

A pinched weary voice, drones, “Number 7, 000, 899. Now serving 7,000, 899, please.” Everybody in the cramped, stale, waiting room, frantically checks their numbered paper slip. Many groans fill the air, some throw their hands in the air in defeat while bolting for the exit, while one lucky soul, exclaims, “Yes! That’s me! Finally!”… Continue reading Surviving The Waiting Room for Dreams

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Is There Room For Goals AND Gratefulness?

Is it possible to Dream Big and still be Thankful for everything we have? Can we have both Goals and Gratefulness? While on the way home from church yesterday, my husband and I were talking about the places we’d visit if we had the chance, and discussing other dreams, like mine to go to the… Continue reading Is There Room For Goals AND Gratefulness?