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ABCs of Wisdom

Continuing even when things get tough is determination. D is for determination.Wisdom doesn’t come easily. It comes over time when you are determined.

Transitions Challenge Us to Take a Step Upward

Transitions Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.   – Tom Stoppard A new year has dawned and we can look forward to our new days ahead. When our lives go through a change of seasons it is easy to see only the surface side of the situation. If the transition is sad […]

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How A Christmas (Single Mom) Elf Finds the Real Joy of Christmas

“Joy to the World” was playing on the car radio, but I did not feel any joy in my world. It was five days before Christmas – the first Christmas since my divorce and the first one I would spend without my children.

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Why Church is Important

I do want to encourage you to participate in a church community for several reasons.

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How Facing and Accepting Disappointment Can Bring Peace

When a woman reaches a certain level of insight, she takes an entirely different view of her unhappiness.

Do You See Men Clearly?

Some of us tend to wear rose-colored glasses when viewing men. We see the potential, not the reality. If the guy appears to have qualities we are looking for, we may assume he is everything we are looking for.

Life After Divorce

Divorce is often costly, and can be devastating for all parties involved – partners, children, parents, and grandparents.

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A Book Filled With Wisdom for Women

My children were three, four, and six years old when their father left us. We were married almost ten years and up until the preceding eighteen months of that time, our lives had been exciting, productive, and promising.

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How to Deal with Difficult People in New Year 2017

The more problematic is what to do about people who have caused you pain, physically or emotionally. These people may be risky for you to associate with. You have to decide whether or not to allow the person into your personal circle.

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The JOY of Forgiving

Forgiveness may be nothing more than a brain shift. It may be how we think about the person we want to forgive. I say “want” because I’m making the assumption that you want to with your true self but cannot come to that point in your this world self.