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Tag Archives: moving on
Hummingbirds and sentimentality
I have had the honor, once again, of watching a hummingbird nest through my kitchen window. I was surprised, after weeks of watching the mama bird, to see two small beaks sticking out of the nest one day. I watched … Continue reading
How are you doing?
It has been five months, 21 days and about 13 hours since I received the worst phone call of my life. What everyone wants to know is how I am doing. What everyone wants to hear is that I am … Continue reading
How this feels
there are no words for how this feels, truly, but as words are kind of who I am, I have to try. How this feels Devastating. I can’t explain the feeling any better. So heartbreaking that, at times, it’s physically … Continue reading
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The end of an era.
It has happened. Jacob is jumping out if the crib. 😦 As you probably know from this blog, I get really sentimental about change. It’s just my personality…and moving from the nursery, pretty much unchanged since before he was born, … Continue reading
How to get through: Surrender
Surrender: How to experience peace When bad things happen, you have three choices. You can let it: Destroy you Define you Develop you Steps of Surrender 1. Accept what cannot be changed. Yes, it’s part of the Serenity Prayer for … Continue reading
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How to get through: Sorrow
Sorrow: when your heart is breaking The second part of the “Get Through” series was so powerful to me. The topic was sorrow. As Americans, we downplay sorrow. We are the self-made man, pulling himself up by his bootstraps; that … Continue reading
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