Broken Heart – I see beauty in it

A call from a friend alerted me. She informed me that my boyfriend was dancing with another woman at our end of the year high school dance. A fight between my boyfriend and me ensued in the front lawn of the high school. Due to that fight, our relationship ended right then and there. I had my first broken heart.  I never felt such pain in my life. At 18 years of age, I was sure that I would never fall in love again. My life was over. I couldn’t sleep and couldn’t eat. What was happening to me?

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Independence Day – Cowboys Taught Me How to Let Freedom Ring

Yesterday, I went to the rodeo in Prescott AZ. It was my very first rodeo. For the 4th of July weekend, there couldn’t be anything more American than a rodeo. Right? Go Independence Day and Let Freedom Ring!

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Ignore the Real World

Your idea just isn’t realistic. You need to live in the real world. You hear it all the time when you present a new idea to someone.  The real world doesn’t sound like a place where I want to live. Other people can be a real downer to your excitement of a new idea.

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Long-term sexual boredom is not inevitable

Ways to Ensure That Your Passion Will Endure

People often say, “I love him but I am not in love with him. “ The difference between being in love with him and loving him is that you desire him. When you love him, it is caring and wanting good things for him. When you are in love with him, you desire him. In a long-term marriage or relationship, some sexual boredom is inevitable. Long-term sexual boredom is not.  Here are things that can interfere in our sexual intimacy.

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Happy New Year

Bring it on 2017

Bring it on! 2017 – A Time to Rewrite the Story of Your Life

It’s that time of year where people are making all kinds of resolutions, which can set us up for disappointment. Instead, let’s begin to understand how important the stories are that we tell ourselves. We are the stories we tell, which can help us understand ourselves. There is a way to rewrite the story of your life.

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God - Religion

How do I Find God?

There are six paths to God – I was driving my twin daughters to school on Wednesday. I find the rides to and from school with my daughters enthralling to say the least. I find that these rides are when they converse the most with me. I am so blessed to have that time with them.

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Christmas and Holidays

Holiday Craziness – Why We need it

When I was a child, we were allowed to open up one present on Christmas Eve. We knew the present was a formal dress up outfit to wear to church for Christmas Eve midnight mass. We would sit as a family and tell stories and share memories as we waited until the clock struck church time. After church, my mother would have the Christmas ham ready for ham sandwiches on rye bread.

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