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Bloom for real

Bloom for real

I planted silk flowers in my garden  in my quest for beauty. They don’t fool anyone for long.  They look garish and cheap even when the  sun shines. When I make a show and water  their plastic roots with  my polkadot watering can they are still dead. It’s not real...

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Follow hope’s lead

Follow hope’s lead

hope  is present in upheaval  hope  makes  itself  known  hope can’t be shut out covered up quieted the signposts of hope  will surprise you and  you will find  hope in places  you don’t  anticipate stay expectant watch for it  when hope  shows up don’t discount it...

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Set your permissions

Set your permissions

Have you noticed that our world requires us to  set permissions? In order for something  to work for us,  we have to  to give it the go ahead to work with the other  things in our lives so that it can do for us what it is supposed to do.  If we don’t set permissions -...

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Hope made a way

Hope made a way

The pieces don’t fit.  I want to finish this puzzle so that  it makes sense.  It’s a mess and there are  pieces missing so I am not sure why I keep going.  I am losing hope that I will ever see the complete picture. I am missing pieces.  I am not where I  thought I...

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Is there evidence?

Is there evidence?

Dappled light highlights the shapes made by the peeling bark on the crepe myrtle trees. I go for a closer look. I am enamored  by the light,  by the tree. Its cracking,  its peeling. I’m in awe of  the metamorphosis  of such a large specimen. This is how it grows....

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as long as it takes

as long as it takes

can you feel it the air is heavy frustration is palpable words float in the air the song of justice will not be silenced pain seeps into lungs into breath into words injustice has legs and will march as long as it takes this righteous anger is not new chains still...

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Imperfect is real

Imperfect is real

Imperfect is real.  Perfection renders us  counterfeit, forces us  to conceal. Don’t give in  to the pressure that  the world serves up because  we need real more than we need  a show.  We need soft hearts in tune. We need bodies ready to work.  We need  open minds on...

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The best thing

The best thing

You are  worried  overwhelmed anxious. Me too. I am  really trying to be there  for you -  to be what you need even though it’s not my role to fill. Still. When there are  tears - I want to fix it as if it’s blood,  not salt. When you have a   hard question,   I want...

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Created to…

Created to…

Leap Shuffle Saunter Crawl towards your purpose passion and possibilities. We were created to  Grow Change Shift Learn. Be who you are,  right where you are but don’t stay there.  #PermissionGranted

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Feel the weight

Feel the weight

  I stood here in this   spot on the porch   and I had a lot   going on in my   heart and mind.   I know you can't   tell from the picture...   but just trust me on this one.   I looked at the picture   that I made,   compliments of   the sun, and   I took a moment  ...

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