“Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.” – unknown We have opportunities to let go of hate and forgive. To accept one another without prejudice or judgment. To support one another without explanation. But we don’t do that. Instead, we find reasons
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Most of us would prefer to the easy road. Especially if we have the chance to take it. Too often, not only did I take that road, I never left it. In some ways, it became when I felt like I belonged. Never venturing far from it, I felt safe.
There are moments in our lives when we will know the meaning of what it feels like to belong. Just the same, most of you will never know what it feels like to not belong and how that feeling can hinder the very person we become. Teenagers need to feel
Some of you might think that I have always been an optimist. But you would be wrong. Back in July of 2010, I was asked if I was an optimist or pessimist and although I said optimist, a friend told me that my answer wasn’t true. I looked at her
Tomorrow, many of us will spend the day with family and friends. Maybe we stuff our bellies with turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. Maybe we cheer on our favorite football team. Maybe we try to save some money with those early-bird shopping deals. As you clear your plate, nod off
Life wasn’t always good to me… As a young girl, I didn’t believe in many things. Not good things anyway. Although not intentional, I stopped believing in anything good. Those things never seemed to come my way so why waste time wishing for them? Unfortunately, that mindset had been become
In our world today, it is easy to hold onto the doubt and fear that comes with uncertainty and change. Especially today. No matter how the world is reacting to events, I refuse to let go of something I have fought too hard to find and keep. Despair becomes our
This time of year, we begin to feel a little more thankful for the lives we live and especially on the fourth Thursday in November, we celebrate. Most of us will share this day with family and friends, surrounded by enough food that we will wish we had worn our
Regardless of who we are, we all have dealt with something that wasn’t so easy. Something that seemed to be extended by time in a way few of us could ever imagine. Even the seemingly small things that might appear to never impact us sometimes rise through the darkness to