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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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Retiring Thirty Years Early

Truth Byte #45    “Pushing yourself makes things harder.”   This month, my parents visited.  They live in a different city, so having them in town is a huge treat.  Whenever they arrive, there is laughter and joking and a whole lot of crazy-indulgent gifts for the kids.  Nani and Grampa come for a week…
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Want to keep crawling?

Truth Byte #44  “Evolving means un-learning.”   I have been watching my kids, and how quickly they learn.  One of the critical skills they also need for success is to be able to un-learn.   Let me give you an example.   When my fist little guy started crawling, it was bells and whistles all…
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