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Just a Word or Ten for the Wise Men Out There

This quote just struck me as funny, with a few grains of truth: “One of the perks of dufferdom is an increased capacity to appreciate people. Friends. Spouses. And, for me, women. All women.When I was 20, I had eyes only for girls my age. Any woman over 30 was ancient, over 40 invisible. Today,…

Hold on

The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared. — Lois Lowry, The Giver (The Giver, #1) I love this song but before I saw the video it brought tears after seeing the video with so much symbolism I love it even more but…

L.R.Knost Quotes

“Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break. And all things can be mended. Not with time, as they say, but with intention. So go. Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally. The broken world waits in darkness for the light that is you.” — L.R. Knost Intention – what a marvelous word!…

Moving Forward

“What is joy without sorrow? what is success without failure? what is a win without a loss? what is health without illness? you have to experience each if you are to appreciate the other. there is always going to be suffering. it’s how you look at your suffering, how you deal with it, that will…

Challenges and Hope

“There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.” — Dalai Lama XIV We all have challenges that present in many forms internal or external. Some seem insurmountable – veritable mountains…

Jumping Down Rabbit Holes

In the blog post Life—Period I mentioned a rabbit hole to go down later… I can’t resist a good rabbit hole and no, my name isn’t Alice… But the question haunting me is: Why is it that the person I see in the mirror is so focused on the things she wants to fix that…

Get Back Up Again

Sleep eludes me most nights I lie awake thinking always giving thanks that I am/was blessed sometimes crying sometimes not reminiscing about good times trying not to dwell in darkness but always fighting to get back up again and face the day praying for abundant life. 209 & 21/365 XO Lisa