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Why Abusers are So Successful

Why?!?!  Why does he destroy everyone in his path?  Why is he is wealthy and successful?  Where is karma?  Where is the righting of wrongs?   How can someone treat others so badly and reap such great rewards in life?  I have two profound statements on this topic:...

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What’s Your One Thing?

What’s Your One Thing?

Have you read the book, The One Thing by Gary Keller?  It is a fascinating little read which makes a call to just focus all of your attention on One Thing.  The author backs up the old Native American Quote: If you chase two rabbits you will lose them both. Now, when...

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Do You Have the Right to a Thanksgiving?

Do You Have the Right to a Thanksgiving?

Whenever I have an less than stellar experience with a particular company, I always feel obligated to let the manager/owner know.  And since John's (my ex-husband), there have been many times where I have been stuck as the "only parent available" and encountered some...

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Getting to Me

Bonding with the cocaine fueled rat in my head
A Year Ago Today

A Year Ago Today

As I wake up this Easter, April 4, 2021, I sit in wonder of my life.  Part, "how did this happen," and part "this is amazing."  For those who do not know, on this day, one year ago, I left a marriage that was not working - a blended family that was a pot of boiling...

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After Divorce:  Is it Possible to Love Again

After Divorce: Is it Possible to Love Again

Finding Love.... I have done the work...danced with the demons...been brought to my knees for days on end as I allowed myself to feel emotional pain.  I have rebuilt my friendships, my relationships with my children, my business and the inner workings of me.  My...

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Faith from a Non-Bible Thumping Bible Reader

Faith from a Non-Bible Thumping Bible Reader

Ask and It is given Knock and the door will be opened And have the faith of a mustard seed When you go through a difficult situation, where you might not see a clear path, call in those phrases and passages from the scripture that mean the most to you.  For me, in my...

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Domestic Violence

Surviving, Healing and Thriving

Why Abusers are So Successful

Why?!?!  Why does he destroy everyone in his path?  Why is he is wealthy and successful?  Where is karma?  Where is the righting of wrongs?   How can someone treat others so badly and reap such great rewards in life?  I have two profound statements on this topic:...

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