Tag Archives: JOURNAL

Only the Living Can Change their Story

Years ago I began to write my family history. My goal is to chronicle the generations for my children. I envision leaving them a book filled with the stories of lifetimes, bits of wisdom, poetry, recipes and pictures that they … Continue reading

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Eulogy to a Marriage

March 12, 1988 – July 24, 2014 Today it was sealed and I say my final goodbye. I will remember your years with kindness for what they gave me. The years were full. Laughter was common. Tenderness too. I held … Continue reading

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Play

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” e.e.cummings As a child, mom would send us outside to play for hours. It was in these play periods with my siblings that I had grand adventures and made … Continue reading

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Face the Bully

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin Only when we expose ourself to our fears can we finally face and conquer the bully that holds us back from pursuing a life of greater significance. For … Continue reading

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Decision

“It is in your moment of decision that your destiny is shaped.” – Tony Robbins So here I am at the center of a new beginning. Finally the air is a little less thick and I can breath. The days … Continue reading

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Every Smile is a Gift

“Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” – Mother Theresa He had a beautiful smile. He was pedaling down the sidewalk toward me on a bicycle that looked … Continue reading

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Altitude

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar Zig was onto something. In fact, after extensive research, Stanford University determined that 87.5% of all success is the result of a person’s attitude. Not college degree, not … Continue reading

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