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Lessons learned

“Hey change your attitude!” her text caught me by surprise! I was trying to write and a multitude of distractions pulled, twisted and turned my thoughts! Wait, change my attitude? I’m the wise one, I’m currently writing about correction; how to recognize and humbly accept unsolicited correction. And I stand corrected?! Seriously, as this blog […]

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Packages and Bows

She ties them neatly, those packages and bows….cleaning up smudges, from head to toe. Everyone loves a pretty package and bows, but what if it comes with fingers and toes? What if its full of snips and sails and puppy dog tails? Filled with sugar and spice and everything nice and gets sprinkled and scattered, […]

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And We’ll Dance

What’s in a song…its lyrics, its chords? As you listen, where does it take you, to the familiar place of comfort that makes you smile, slow down and just breathe? Or as you listen does it call you to a place that you have not allowed yourself to visit, you’ve kept the door slightly ajar, […]

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Go MAD, My Son

“Go MAD, Landrum!” I yelled as he slung his backpack onto his broadening shoulders. I will never forget the look as he slightly ducked his head and tossed me a grin that said, “Thanks mom, you’re crazy.” As he made his way into the building, I wonder if he knew I was his biggest fan? […]

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Catching Lily

Placing my hand on the infant’s soft, downy head, she knew the gift she was sharing. A baby waiting to be born just resting in the nearness of mom, was indeed a gift like none other. I’ll never forget the day she asked “Will you catch my baby?” As she gently guided my hand, I […]

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