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You Can’t Pour From An Empty Cup

When people say that you have to love yourself before you can love someone else; what they’re really saying is that you can’t pour from an empty cup.  Picture how you feel about yourself being in a cup. When you are full of love, joy,…

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Father’s Day

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted….just let me say LOTS has been going on. I’ve been dealing with some health issues since late 2015 that I can happily say I am healthy now and living proof that life is better after the fray. Well at…

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Life Isn’t Easy for Any of Us

Whenever I’m down like clockwork I get an email in my inbox reminding me that there is a City Meals on Wheels meal delivery coming. I make the commitment to go and I sign up. I get up early on a Saturday morning, ride the train…

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Everything Happens for A Reason

Everything happens for a reason…..right? I’m a firm believer of this saying. We may not understand why we have to walk a certain path or why when it rains it pours but trust that God has a plan. “Walk by faith not by sight.” We…

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I loved Chance. And I can say without hesitation he loved me unconditionally. I loved him the way I loved no other being. When he passed I was beyond distraught, I was inconsolable. I cried like I never cried before in my life. The tears…

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Lasting Gifts

As you know this is a difficult time of the year for me. At the same time I have been going through some health challenges and there have been times when all the crying in the world would have been saved off if I had…

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My Choiceless Choice

I’m learning the hard way that suffering only increases when you demand from life that “this should not be happening to me.” When we go through crises our initial stance is to look at things as they “should be” and not address things for as…

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Emotional Vampires

It’s been awhile since I’ve written. Lots going on in my life right now. Not sure where to start. First off I’m missing my dog every day. There’s not a day that goes by when I don’t think about him. From hearing another dog bark…

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For the last 8 years, Halloween has been my most favorite holiday. Chance and I use to dress up in our costumes and go trick or treating on the Upper Westside, turning heads, posing for pictures all the while having a great time. So, this…

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How To Use the Forces of A Difficult Time to Help Us Grow

“Learn the alchemy true human beings know. The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given the door will open.” This is a quote I stumbled upon from Rumi. I’m faced with some troubles of my own these days and I keep asking myself how…

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