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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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See my boy

See my boy

Sweet, little toes. Precious nose.  Chubby cheeks.  First steps. Belly laughs. ABCs and 123s. Strong legs run fast. Make-me-laugh antics. Off to kindergarten. Discovers Spiderman. Makes new friends wherever he goes.  He loves any and every kind of sport that includes...

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A tinge of sweet

A tinge of sweet

It belongs - but it doesn’t. Wrong temperatures,  wrong soil,  incorrect amount of precipitation and yet… the pineapple seems to be quite happy here  in Georgia soil. It’s wrong, but it is right. It’s unexpected,  shocking,  and sweet at the  same time.  Sometimes,...

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A manifesto on being

A manifesto on being

Dial it back Cuddle up Keep it simple Make it special Listen Learn Understand Rest Create Take up your space Feel what you feel Don’t dwell there Hold hope Cling to truth Let go of what you can't hold. Be safe Pray Strengthen roots Extend grace Be present Grow Give Be...

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Sown in the Unknown

Sown in the Unknown

Somehow, someway,  something grew.  I don’t remember  planting, watering  or fertilizing the fruit I am holding. At some point something  found good soil,  put down roots, grew green shoots,  blossomed and now I have fruit. I am astounded  to be holding fruit. When...

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Veil of fog

Veil of fog

Fog. Thick, real. Joy and hope play a game of hide and seek I did not ask to participate in. The future holds question marks - so many unknowns... The fog clouds vision, tangles emotion, and I just want to hibernate. The swath of clouds hangs over every area of life...

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Sifted

Sifted

My world has been sifted. It’s been a  painful shaking, an imposed surrender. All that I once held with a tight grip is no longer something I can cling to. Some of what I held dear has fallen through my hands.  What remains  is precious,  their importance - elevated....

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