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Finding Hope and Joy

When was the last time you wanted to jump up and down because you were so incredibly happy?  Children naturally show their enthusiasm.  As adults our enthusiasm wanes, stressors weigh us down, criticisms cripple us, and life can be hard. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Your Differences!!

Today my second daughter will move out of our home and into her new home at college. There’s a myriad of thoughts crashing around in my brain and emotions flooding my heart. Then, I see the picture on the left in … Continue reading

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A Life Well Lived

My friend Kelly lived 50 years.  Today I will join with her friends and family to say goodbye, to celebrate her life and mourn because she no longer walks this earth.  I’ll miss  her enthusiasm, her creativity, her million dollar … Continue reading

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Simple Acts of Kindness

Last week while serving dinner with a team of volunteers for Spreading Sunshine at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, I met a young mom whose face is etched in my memory.   I don’t know her name.  I don’t know her child’s … Continue reading

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Celebrate by Giving Back

In eleven months I’ll turn 50 years old…50 YEARS OLD.  It’s surreal. Getting older is indeed a beautiful thing and with each passing year my gratitude and appreciation for life grows.  With each passing year things that would have bothered … Continue reading

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Birthday Celebration

Today is May 15, 2016 — the day of my 49th birthday. To celebrate my birthday I’m launching a special birthday project to support Spreading Sunshine, a non-profit organization giving rays of hope to families who have a child with … Continue reading

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I almost went home with a stranger…

Yesterday I waited in the car while my husband and boys were in Subway picking up some sandwiches.  Normally, I check FB, twitter or Instagram while waiting, but the battery had died in my phone.  Since I was looking up … Continue reading

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