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A Very Good Friend

When you are living end-stage pet hospice for the first time, you will wonder about making The Decision. Your friends who have experienced this will supportively assure you that you will know when it’s time, and great comfort is found in that. They lie. Go easy on them, they don’t mean to.  They mean it […]

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Real Love

Wisdom from Ann Voskamp over at A Holy Experience:  “Let everyone do their talking about 50 shades of grey, but don’t let anyone talk you out of it: commitment is pretty much black and white. Because the truth is, real love will always make you suffer. Simply commit: Who am I willing to suffer for?” Don’t let […]

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Your Truth Is Waiting for You

I am a writer. It has taken me my whole life to claim this. I used to think that in order to call myself a writer it meant credentials and a paying job in the field.  That its importance and validity came from an external end product.  That proof of being a writer was tied […]

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Liebster Blog Award!

Thank you to Stand Upon Grace for your gracious nomination of this humble blog!  It is received with heartfelt appreciation. Take a side trip along a scenic gravel road to Wendy’s homestead here: http://standupongrace.wordpress.com/    Refreshments are readily available, for both body and spirit! For information on the enigmatic history of The Liebster Award, click on the medallion above. 5 Random Things […]

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Archetypes: Who Are You?

I just read this amazing book by Caroline Myss, called Archetypes.  These are collective symbols that everyone in the culture understands; patterns, habits, and behaviors that people can all describe.  When we speak in archetypes, we speak in common terms. For example, if I were to say my uncle’s sister’s daughter’s son’s mom is such a martyr, you […]

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