Here’s my story…

Since 2010, I have been writing my thoughts down. Some have been made them onto these pages. Perhaps you will find a little piece of you in them too.

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Have you ever been homesick?  Kids off to college for the first time actually missing mom’s cooking and dad’s love of ESPN?  Ever moved far from the one place you never thought you would leave as you thought that was the only place that ever existed?  How about a different kind

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Ask for help

It’s hard to do.  It is one of those things I do not do very well, either.  But we cannot do everything all of the time.  Believe me, I tried.  It is ok to ask for help.  One of my favorite quotes is, “I will be whatever you need, for as

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It’s bigger than that

I have received some really nice compliments this week and on my walk this morning, I kept thinking that this responsibility was HUGE and I didn’t know if I could handle it.  But everything that has come my way, has come for a reason and I have to trust that reason. 

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Make it count

At the request of someone much more important than me at work, I have been helping a young man get an opportunity to play baseball.  Now, this was asked of me because of our family’s years of being around the diamond and it was hoped that I might be able

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Bring your heart every day

You know the saying, “Bring it!”  So, do you?  Do you bring your heart every day?  Do you let it guide you as to how you should live?  Most of us don’t.  Even if we were painfully honest with ourselves, we couldn’t do it or want to admit it —

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Being inspired by others

I was very sure that this post was going to come in the next couple of days and even told CB it would.  I did not think it would be something that needed to get done now.  But it does.  This post comes because of a chance talk that came

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My knees are a little sore, but my spirit is great.  I ran my first half-marathon on Sunday and was able to successfully complete the goals I had in mind as well.  I was nervous pretty much the whole time — thinking to myself, “Can I really do this?”  I

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Give more for nothing…

I love to give.  And then what does that do?  It makes me want to give more.  And more.  Sometimes, I forget to think about others but ultimately, my center is grounded when I put others first.  Yesterday, I was very surprised by the card that was given to me

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Inspired by innocence

Yesterday, I went to watch my husband’s 9-year-old select baseball team play and was quietly smiling to myself as these two boys were just playing catch in between innings caught my attention.  One was the pitcher and the other was the catcher.  The pitcher believed he was the greatest and the

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