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Looking Back on Mother’s Day

As Mother’s Day approaches, I’m reflecting more than usual on life lessons my mom taught me. It may have to do with needing her wisdom as our daughter becomes a teenager or wishing I’d better appreciated who she was while she was still here. Perhaps my forgetful memory is urging me to recapture moments we shared before my ...
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Find a Spark For Your Soul? There’s An App For That

Navigational compass firmly in hand I head out the front door, make a sharp left as the arrow directs, and head for the lake. The sun is fading quickly so I pick up my pace. LizardSally, Wilderscout and Lost_No_More may be on the same path tonight, driving my determination to get to Cohen’s Troll Bridge and find the ...
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Adventure Into the Ordinary

Adventure is a must. Our souls long for it, need it, can’t be fully alive without it. It is wild sails whipping, water splashing, bows cutting swaths of salty sea on the everyday routine of life. It is sparkly-eyed curiosity racing toward the unknown, bold imagination unafraid of the staid, and a willing heart ready to try and ...
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Forget Balance

At Lee Middle School’s monthly PTSA meetings, I’ve been asked to give an uplifting five-minute devotional. I’m not sure I met the “uplifting” part in February when I proffered, “There’s no such thing as balance. The sooner we realize this, the better.” Nothing like a little pick-me-up for parents. In the remaining minutes I tried explaining what I ...
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A Path to Amor!

It’s just weeks to Valentine’s Day, and my creative muse dove in designing a soul-imprinted day of romance, particularly for the guys in College Park who want to woo and wow the hearts of their cherished ones (and rack up a couple of points). I ran this by my husband and got the green light for DIYers looking ...
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Beginning Hope

Several months ago our daughter mentioned she was in the mood for a fire. I concurred, a fire would be wonderful. Fall was stirring in the air, winter soon to follow, and a blazing, cheery fire in the backyard would be perfect. We reminisced about old fire experiences and imagined how great this one would be. Smiles started ...
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