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Fix It

  Every time I pass a sign like this, I wonder what stops us from just “fixing it”.  This idea is something that I believe can be carried to all areas of our lives. How many things in your own life need “fixing”?  Perhaps…
why do you do what you do

Why Do You Do What You Do?

In May my son Nicholas graduated from our community college with a degree that will help him in his pursuit of a position as a fire inspector.  In a community college there are a variety of students. Those who just graduated from high school…

Is Positivity Contagious?

Unquestionably, Undeniably, Palpably, Transparently, Emphatically -”YES!” I love to spread and receive positive energy equally! My salvation has always been my keen ability to attract positive people into my life! Most recently, with…


1. How long is it going to take? On average, the mediation process will take anywhere from 2 to 6 sessions. From start to finish, it will take anywhere from 3 to 9 months, which includes the filing of all papers with the court and final Judgment…

How to Eliminate Disappointment and Heartbreak

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“He cheated on me. I've been through anger and grief. Now I am feeling intense pain, like a knife being twisted in my heart.” ~Anonymous Facebook Post A broken heart is probably one of the most painful experiences this life has to offer.…
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Mother's Day

So, today I reflect on Mother’s Day, an annual day of recognition and celebration. First, I’ve got to note that I am a mom of three wonderful children, now all young adults.  I fully recognize that being a mom is probably one of the most…

"You're as Beautiful as You Feel"

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I’m still exhilarated from experiencing “Beautiful,” the Carole King Musical on Broadway yesterday. The incredible music that magically touched my soul is not the only aspect of the performance which is causing me to feel this way.  A…

Why an African Safari Should Be on Your Bucket List

On our African safari, Chris and I watched a lion and her cubs (from the safety of a Range Rover) … walked the property of a five star hotel among zebras, giraffes, impalas and monkeys … listened to wild Africa awaken at sunrise … even…