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Keeping Chickens: The Story of a Mother’s Love and Follow-Through

Recently I posted an article I had written about the importance of follow through. This is an instance that takes follow-through to a whole new level and illustrates what can happen when a mother is focused on the welfare of … Continue reading

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What Does Personal Empowerment Mean to You?

During my Personal Empowerment workshops one of the questions I ask participants to share is their definition of empowerment.  These participant definitions form the basis for moving forward together through the rest of the workshop. My Definition of Empowerment: Empowerment … Continue reading

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A Peaceful World Through Truthful Relationships

One of the most important lessons I am learning in this lifetime is the importance of expressing my truth and allowing others to express their’s without judgment. I’ve come to believe that when a person is expressing something from their … Continue reading

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Waiting for Labor to Begin

We were given a due date of January 11 — the date that labor would begin.  But January 11 came and went and there were no signs of labor. Let me explain.  As you know if you’ve read any of … Continue reading

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Why Imperfect is Sometimes Perfect

Each day my blog features a quote that I have found meaningful.  Today’s quote by Robert H. Schuller struck a chord with me: “Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly.” How often do we put off doing … Continue reading

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Follow Your Heart

Each day my blog features a new quote that I have found to be inspiring. Today’s quote by Steve Jobs is especially meaningful to me. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you … Continue reading

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Welcoming the New Year

I got up early this morning thinking about how happy I am to be saying goodbye to 2011 and to be welcoming in 2012.  Although I always endeavor to focus on the positive aspects of everything that life brings me … Continue reading

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The Importance of Follow Through

It seems that life always gifts us with opportunities to take action and follow through. Following through on an action is probably the thing that I most often neglect and then I wonder why I’m not getting my desired result. … Continue reading

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Kitchen Remediation Update-1

Here are photos of the progress on our kitchen remediation: First a couple of photos of how the kitchen looked prior to this project: This is what the kitchen looked like prior to the remediation project. This picture was taken … Continue reading

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Finding the Gift in Every Experience

One of the things I’ve taught for years in my workshops is that there is a gift in every experience. Sometimes those gifts are difficult to find, so I always suggest that people go on a “treasure hunt” when they … Continue reading

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