Monthly Archives: November 2012

There is no wisdom without you…

I was talking with a friend about the wisdom of shared suffering and how much I appreciate the honesty of my dear friends and my new blog friends. When I hear about my friends’ struggles I know I’m learning something … Continue reading

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To my friends who are hurting on Thanksgiving

This is a special Thanksgiving message to everyone who’s hurting. Holidays can be especially hard for those of us struggling with PTSD, depression, and/ or addiction. Just the simple task of thinking of reasons to be thankful can be exhausting … Continue reading

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The knock

If you’re a parent, you know how tough it can be to get a moment of peace without the world falling apart. As a mom of two boys, I have my showers down to 6 minutes. I don’t think 6 … Continue reading

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Jesus isn’t going to do my dishes

Have you ever been in one of those phases of life where you’re either going to laugh at the insane amount of stress and stand up to the ridiculous amount of pain and allow it to make you stronger or … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Unshakable Hope:
One night, about a year before I was diagnosed with ALS, Mary and I were up late watching “Nightline.” Ted Koppel was doing three nights of interviews with a retired college professor named Morrie Schwartz.…

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Merry Christmas, Darn it!

I really didn’t mean to be sacrilegious when I entitled this post. I’m simply passionate about what I’m about to write, and I sincerely hope it doesn’t offend anyone. If it does offend you, well, I hope you’ll stick with … Continue reading

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The power of a woman

My very dear friend, Amy, inspired me to write this post awhile back. I had been terribly betrayed by a close friend many years ago and it resulted in me closing my heart for almost 10 years. I never thought … Continue reading

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