His Cinderella Story

We hadn’t a clue what to do when we were gifted with the box. With the chaos of normal life in full swing, when we learned that this box didn’t require any action for several weeks, it found a home on top of other misfit

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Why I Write

It’s been a while, too long if you ask me, since we spent some time together. You’re one of my best friends. You are a critical part of who I am, shaping how I see the world and how I see myself in it. But

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Managing Panic Among Life’s Worries

The short breaths commence and through them I can feel the heat on my chest rising up my neck. It feels as though time stops while I try to break free of the non-existent but completely real feeling of suffocation. The duration of the episode

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Your Trash is His Treasure

Some people are blessed with the knowledge of knowing their pre-destined path in life, almost as if it were served to them on a silver platter with a five-course-meal. It’s as if their purpose was delivered by their local mail carrier in a beautifully packaged

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“It will be fun,” they said. “It will be the best thing that ever happened to you,” they said. “You will never imagine life without them,” they said. Sometimes I find myself wanting to find “they” and give them a piece of my mind. Sure,

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Finding the Magic

Internally, a constant battle takes place between myself and I. One part of me feels the need to always overshare in preparation for an uncontrolled circumstance. The other part of me believes in keeping silent for fear that any label will encourage the world to

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The Ocean’s Facade

It was everything I had been dreaming of for months, fulling living up to its exceedingly high expectations. My toes were happy – and so was my soul – the moment my skin made contact with the sand. This Southern girl loves her luscious rolling

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The Day I Cheated

This time of the year, I find myself getting nostalgic. All it takes is a walk through Target for me to remember when I was the one sifting through the bins, searching for the perfect items to complete me, and the brighter the colors, the

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Mother’s Day Blessings

I had just concluded a long day, filled with unexpected disappointments, and my way to cope was to spend some time jabbering on the phone and picking weeds from our flower beds. I know, I know… there were probably a hundred other more productive ways

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He Saves the Best for Last

I like to think that when people’s lives cross with mine, they can see that I am a person of faith merely through our interactions. For some that may be the case, but for others the thought may never cross their mind. You see, I

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Live a “Get To” Life

I call it God. You may call it law of attraction. But either way, there is no denying how the world moves us to meet people exactly when and where we need to. I walked into a networking function last Friday, knowing very few people.

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