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Unconditionally

I was listening to Katy Perry’s song, Unconditionally, with my tween daughters, when one said, “Mom, what’s up with loving unconditionally. Love doesn’t have conditions, does it?”  Like many others, I had been brought to believe that love can come in two forms: unconditional and conditional.Unconditional love happened when someone saw you, warts and all, […]

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A Dream (From the Archives)

This is a post I shared in 2007 and today, seven years later, feels like the right time to repost. * * * For days now, I’ve I have been brainstorming some powerful piece to tie into Martin Luther King Day about how we should rediscover our dreams and serve others when this came across […]

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Toxic Tarts

I was just reading back issues of Us magazine and, well, I got really annoyed. You see, I have two daughters and one son – all three very impressionable. And, I like that they are impressionable, because it provides me the opportunity to expose them to a variety of experiences, individuals and lessons that will help […]

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Wait a Minute? I Thought I was Their Mother (or How My Big Ol’ Ego Got a Smackdown)

Bam. Oooff. Smack. Completely sucker-punched. Feeling woozy. Wind knocked out of me. Completely nauseous. Black spots. Holding back tears. Tears spilling over.  Ever felt that way? C’mon, I know you have. Maybe it was that day you found out you didn’t get the job, or when you found out your marriage was over, or you […]

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2013: the good stuff

As I sit here watching Miley Cyrus perform on Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Years Eve (or is it Ryan Seacrest’s – not sure), I realized that it would be far too easy to beat myself up for all the things I didn’t do in 2013.  I didn’t lose the weight I wanted – actually I […]

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