Tuesday Tidbits

Pause for Pain

Dec 12th Lord do I really have to pause for the pain? focus outrageous Joy—- Moose visitation— derailed from assessment— move downstairs then upstairs to avoid distractions just to discover a poem and prayer written in Mom’s handwriting—– so sad that I missed the pain my parents felt but knew the joy my brother and […]

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Alter Ego’s are Revealing

Altering our ego can give us a new perspective and in many cases new found confidence.   Halloween in America is a time when people do just that they alter their ego by taking on a masked personality through a costume that gives them a temporary new identity.   It can be fun, empowering, and enlightening all […]

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Navigate the Minefield

How are you doing today? I really want to know. Just the other day I told a friend that I feel like I’m walking through a minefield. Maybe you can relate.  Navigating conversations that used to be so simple can blow up unexpectedly. I think now more than ever we need to be dressed and […]

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You Deserve it!

When is the last time you flew on an airplane?   I just returned from a quick trip to Sitka Alaska.   So often we just mentally check out when the Flight Attendants start their required safety brief about seat belts, emergency exits, flotation devices, and oxygen masks.   (You might even heard the little monologue in […]

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Rules Are Just Suggestions

Rules are just suggestions.   Depending on your unique personality make up that statement will either have you shaking your head in agreement or cringing at the thought.  Which one are you, a rule follower or a rule breaker? I like to keep both rule followers like me and rule breakers in my life.   Why?  […]

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The Luxury of Options

The luxury of options…. What exactly does it mean to have the luxury of options? Personally, I think there is a point where having endless options turns into a nightmare. When you have too many choices the process of choosing the right one is agonizing.   Unless, your endless choices are ice cream flavors, ha ha. […]

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Smile Power

We hold within us the power to brighten a persons day from the inside out.   Really, it’s called smiling.  According to numerous studies every time we smile we reduce our stress level, reduce our blood pressure, and boost our immune system.   Of course the first noticeable result is the positive emotion that  bubbled up to […]

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Three H’s of Harmony in Crisis

Discover the Three H’s of Harmony.   It’s Monday and another amazing week is in front of us full of opportunities to promote harmony in our home.  Our homes might be starting to feel more like hubs as rooms are more multi purposed than before. How are you managing all the changes in your home? […]

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Adore Series the Wise Men

Welcome to the final post in the ADORE Series: The Wise men— Happy New Year!!! Did you know tomorrow is the  Day of Epiphany? Wednesday January 6th marks the day to celebrate the day that  The Wise Men or Maggi arrived and worshiped Jesus the newborn king—“And he will be their peace.” (Micah 5:5) Some traditions […]

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One Wrong Turn Into Poland

We took one wrong turn after just crossing the boarder into Poland. Normally, that would be okay it just meant we were about to discover something new, or I was going to tour another “bus only” lane. It wasn’t one of those carefree wrong turns… Today, I was the trail vehicle in a caravan, of […]