Welcome to the Redesign…

Good Morning and welcome to the redesign...I decided that the focus of the site needed to be the blog and that it should be really simple and clean...so here we are. Simple and clean is a good thing to get back to, often times I think we go out too far, go overboard with 'stuff', try to fit too much in and that gets exhausting. Sometimes the best thing that we can do, is step-back, ...
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Heart of Hearts

The Greatest Love Story of All Time…

Good Lord...I haven't blogged for you guys in forever, so today I thought I would remedy that. From time to time I will dabble at writing fiction and so I thought we would restart our blogging relationship with a bedtime story for you...a story for all of you romantics at heart...I think I used to be one of those people before life got in the way...here's to the romantics in all of us...enjoy... The Greatest ...
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© Val Armstrong | Dreamstime.com - Vintage Kiss Goodbye

The Many Faces of Good-Bye

It takes an immense amount of courage to say good-bye to something that isn’t excellent. So many of us put up with circumstances, conditions and relationships that are not really working and there truly IS a time when it is appropriate to say good-bye so that healing can happen and new good can occur. Yes, there is a time to stand up and fight for something, a time to make changes, a time to try ...
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Cheers to the ‘Broken’ People…

Broken people and by ‘broken’ I mean that you have lived through things that didn’t work out the way you intended, relationships that broke apart, people that betrayed you, let you down, disappointed you. Or you have literally lived through being broke as hell and clawed your way up out of that. Or you were faced with something that you thought you couldn’t survive and YOU DID. By ‘broken’ I mean that things broke apart, ...
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Tennessee This Is Where I Leave You…

In 24 days, I will end an eleven year season in the state of Tennessee. As I was packing today I felt like I was walking through time, remembering all of the events of the last 11 years here. Ending a season is always bittersweet and I think it’s good to recall the lessons learned within each season of your life. That being said, I thought I would document the lessons learned in Tennessee and ...
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Leave Crazy to the Crazies

It’s funny really when you find yourself reacting to someone else’s childish and foolish behavior…you know what they are trying to do…get your attention…they can’t get your attention like an adult, by actually conversing...so they start acting out…because of course, any attention for these types of dysfunctional people is a win. So they act out and you find yourself, much to your horror, reacting to them. Instead of doing what needs to be done and ...
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The Easter Bunny

Some Life Advice …on Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday, a time for new beginnings and new seasons. Time to shed the things that aren’t working and start living the life that you want to live, doing that often means taking stock of how things have been and making adjustments as needed. Spring and Easter are excellent times to do this, so late last night I penned some life advice for myself and it seemed prudent to share it with you. Enjoy. Life ...
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“For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. Fight the good fight of faith…” -1 Timothy 6:10-12 “Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.” -Charles Caleb Colton Avarice or greed is one of the deadly sins ...
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Who Cares How You ‘feel’ ????

So raising a teenager is an interesting exercise and raising one as a single mom without the Dad involved is sooooo much more interesting…a discussion a moment ago: Me: do your oral presentation, you need to video it and review everything before you do. Boy: that’s sooooooooo much work, I don’t feel like it, it’s too hard. Me: I don’t give a flying xxx how you feel, get up and get moving on it. Me: ...
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Calling out the good by FAITH

“FAITH is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.” -Martin Luther King Jr. Faith is also believing in things not yet seen…this is true even in the most horrid of circumstances, in the midst of those types of circumstances your FAITH will enable you to hold to the fact that there IS GOOD in there somewhere and that the sooner you start calling it out in FAITH, the faster it ...
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  1. Melissa O'Connor

    yes I am interested in joining your website. A friend of mine introduced me to your page and I have been a single mom for 25 years. I love your post please except me.

    Thank you, Melissa O’Connor


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