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Finding Fun in Food and Paint

Truth Byte #54    “It was always supposed to be fun.”   When I was a kid, everything was so much fun.  Whether it was playing in the forest behind my house, late-night-hide-and-seek with the neighbourhood kids, or Disney movie marathons, my life was so full and rich and fun.  Even the summer I spent…
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Befriending that Voice

Truth Byte #53   “Even in partnership, you must learn to walk alone.”   I have an incredible husband. Despite my drama stories to the contrary, he is the most patient, steady, loveable, and supportive guy I know. He rides with me on the roller-coaster of parenthood, the stormy ship of entrepreneurship, and the oft…
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Sparkly Yet Spiritual

Truth Byte #51 “You can’t move forward with a split mind.”   For years, we have wanted things. New houses, cars, fancy clothes, the newest tech gadget, a happy wife, a thriving career, a caring boss, a baby, or the next child, or a pet. Some of us get these things and are thrilled. Some…
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If It’s Not Fun…

Truth Byte #50  “If it’s not inspired, it’s just busy work.”   I used to be a really busy person.  I rushed around from one thing to another, always feeling like I was squeezing in life between events. Even when I was with people I Ioved being around, my mind would flit on to the…
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Being the Lighthouse

Truth Byte #49 “Stop trying to make the way you feel someone else’s fault.”   Sometimes people are mean. Downright cruel. Sometimes, for no good reason, people pick on you. I have been having this experience lately with my three-almost-four-year-old.  Sometimes she is just mean, for no good reason.   So you know me, I…
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Birds of a Feather

Truth Byte #48  “Some people don’t know how to be happy for you.”   People who know me know I am an exclaimer.  When people tell me good news, my voice rises, my face cracks into a wide smile, and I exclaim.  When people tell me bad news, my eyebrows furrow, my jaw slackens, and…
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Confessing My Love in 2017

Truth Byte #47   “It’s time to say I love you.”   I have been looking at myself in the mirror ever since I was a child.  When I was little, I would admire my sparkly dress or new shoes or the way my hair caught a beam of sunlight and changed from flat black…
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When They Don’t Want Your Help

Truth Byte #46   “Not everything is your business.”   I am a helper.  Always have been and probably always will be.  So when I hear a cry for help, even a silent cry for help, I spring to action.  I want to heal your pain, solve your problem, and make you smile again.  …
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