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On New Years Day, which also happens to be my “Birthday Eve” I love to set goals. My old way of setting goals was writing down everything I wanted to accomplish and all the steps to making it happen. I thought this was an effective...

Welcome to Earth

Today I learned of the birth of my little “niece”, Brianna Kathleen. I have the niece in quotes because technically she’s not my niece. At least not by traditional familial standards. In my heart, though, she most definitely...

By Her Own Hand

Oh, how my heart aches today for my friend whose 17-year-old daughter just took her own life. Jessica was (is) a beautiful girl with so much love inside, so much kindness and empathy. An empathy born of her own struggles with despair and hopelessness....