The Reward Of Gratitude & Getting Up Anyway

Through all of the joys & triumphs, pain & defeat ~ I am thankful. I truly am. I would not be who I am, nor be where I am without it all. I do not regret my decisions, though some of them have led me down the darkest roads. Roads I thought I might not …

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Ragamuffin Grace

“And Grace calls out, 'You are not just a disillusioned old man who may die soon, a middle-aged woman stuck in a job and desperately wanting to get out, a young person feeling the fire in the belly begin to grow cold. You may be insecure, inadequate, mistaken or potbellied. Death, panic, depression, and disillusionment …

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The Valley & Our Very Present Help

"Valleys are a certainty in this life. The death of a loved one can derail us. The death of a long-held hope can plunge us into a slimy pit of despair and darkness. Dreams that have slowly died or relationships that have abruptly ended can leave us stranded and alone in our own personal valley. …

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