Preparing for The Perfect Christmas

The invitations were mailed. The “Snoopy” themed decorations were up. The table was set for 14 guests and the excitement was building. Today was the day! My 10th birthday party was about to take place. My mom and sisters went all out to make this milestone (first double digit birthday) a day to remember. 47 […]

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Big Dreams. Empowering Love.

When I was a little girl I dreamed about great and glorious things. Big, bright, rich blue skies. Majestic mountains that reached heaven’s door. Kaleidoscope colored flowering gardens. Tender touches of motherly hands. Being a positive influence in other peoples’ lives. And deep sheer intoxicating love. Oh how great were the stirrings of my heart…until […]

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A Mid-Life Crisis

When I turned 50, I experienced what most people would call a “mid-life crisis.” It seemed silly to me that a woman of my maturity and life experience would be seeking answers to fundamental questions of human existence.  Don’t women my age usually have it all figured out? Was I the only one who felt […]

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