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Grace. Remember You Are Blessed. Persevere. Have Hope

Tonight starts Passover and Sunday, April 5th is Easter. The meaning of these holy days are significant to many. For the Jews its the liberation from slavery in ancient Egypt and for Christians its the commemoration of Jesus Christ dying on the cross and rising from the…


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Bring Your Own Flowers to YOUR GARDEN

My personal view is that our minds are like gardens. We need to tend them, plant the seeds we want to grow, weed people and situations out of them and feed our “soul.” Too many people – and I am going to say women, wait…


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A Magical Life…A How To….Kinda…

Many people ask me time and time again how did I get to the place where I am today. Well, let me tell you this…it wasn’t a walk through the park. I got here via loads of hard work, long nights hovering over a computer…


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A little Ditty About The Way of the DIVA…

In continuation of yesterday’s post….We all know that life is not fair. But life does and can surround you with people who care.  I can count on one hand those that care about me and funny…none of them are my “family” members. God knows that…


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She is a wise woman who does not grieve for the things she does not have, but rejoices in what she has ~ Yvette

Ok, this is a take on the Greek Philosopher Epictetus’ quote and diva-fied  by yours truly. The route to finding my personal happiness meant that I had to stop wishing, yearning and grieving for things that just weren’t there — in every aspect of my life.…


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Unhappiness is easy..Happiness Takes Work

As quite as its not kept, I grew up in a family that took the FUN out of dysfunction. As the great grand-daughter of a sharecropper, grand-daughter of a woman with just a 4th grade education, an alcoholic, narcissistic parent, an inordinate amount of violence delivered via…


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Love Yourself First And Everything Else Will Fall Inline

The day you absolutely love the person looking back at you in the mirror things become different. How? Well, first of all since you love the person looking back at you; you will not settle for anything less than loving adoration and compassion you have…


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Knowing Your Must Haves and Non-Negotiables

When I was married, I learned a lot about myself and a hellavu lot about my ex-husband. What I learned is that what I wanted from a partner/husband was a non-negotiable. Unfortunately, but fortunately I found that out AFTER I married the wrong man. Not…


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Responsibility

This is a word that I became very intimate with at a very young age. My childhood was not like most, first let me say that I do not have many memories of it outside of the times where I was playing the role of…


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Gifts in unexpected packages

I’ve talked about this in several posts and this entry is going to be no different. The past several days I’ve had to remind myself and think very hard about the “story/plan” I have running around in my head regarding the ideal person I would…


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