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Avoiding Avoidance

2nd December 2013 | 1 Comment

I apologize for the avoidance of my writing. My mother had brain surgery and I have been tied up with the emotions and visits there. Today is Motivational Monday again so I would like to share something that was shared with me at the AHMA conference a couple of weeks ago. One of the speakers, […]


The Strength of the Butterfly

18th November 2013 | 2 Comments

Butterflies are an amazing symbol of the good on this journey of healing. Perhaps the most obvious and often reffered to is it’s beauty.  They are also very frequently associated with old things becoming new again. Rarely are they referenced for their strength, seeming so delicate and fragile. To even experience life, a butterfly has a very difficult battle to […]


Beauty Will Rise

13th November 2013 | 0 Comments

Steven Curtis Chapman wrote this incredible song out of the excruciating pain of losing his beloved daughter, Maria, to a freak accident. It is composed with the verse from Isaiah that I use for this website. I am sure he would be blessed to know how much his words are helping others in various tragedies and heartbreaks. […]


Exhausted Voice

2nd October 2013 | 2 Comments

I needed a reminder as my melancholy mood has kept my voice here quiet. It seems that when I need to write the most I am the least motivated to do it. The following is an excerpt from the movie “Precious” where a young girl is pregnant with her second child by her own father. Precious […]


Project Unbreakable

25th September 2013 | 0 Comments

I was randomly listening to different videos on YouTube. At the end of one song, a link came up for this video about a young woman, Grace Brown, who created a photography project that took on a life way beyond what she had expected. She named it Project Unbreakable. Project Unbreakable aims to “encourage the […]


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