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confessions from an almost-married woman.

12 days until I get married, and I’m crying like there’s been a death. I guess there has been — a month ago, a close friend: the mother of two people I care about so deeply, who feel like family from another life. Many lives. It’s all tied together — the joy of creating the new with the… Continue reading confessions from an almost-married woman.

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The Little Flower Knows It Will Bloom

I woke up to a work e-mail that was not the most pleasant.

It colored all my thoughts a glassy blend of dark blue-gray.

After I responded, I started to deal with the internal and bodily reactions of being provoked by conflict.

Knot in the stomach. Anger. Judgement. Interrogation. Fear.

In a flash, I witnessed a beautiful thought: God is bigger than this problem.

I repeated it again and smiled.

But, the bitter thoughts returned.

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Note to Self: Dec. 2015, Reminder

It’s all too easy to get wrapped up in the NON-happenings—the things we want but are not yet here. I’ve written a note to self, grounding me in what is important. The pretty PDF version is attached in the link below if you like uplifting templates with your uplifting messages. Please feel free to apply these concepts to yourself, or write your own letter. It’s therapeutic.

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The Nightingale and Now: A Trip to WW2

After reading The Nightingale, WW2 won’t get out of my head. A good book transports you; a great book makes you forget that you aren’t actually there. France in WW2 is not the happiest place to take a mental vacation. But I can’t help but see the significance in modern times, how I ended the… Continue reading The Nightingale and Now: A Trip to WW2

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Being Heard and Being Loved

“Women are still in emotional bondage as long as we need to worry that we might have to make a choice between being heard and being loved.” ― Marianne Williamson, A Woman’s Worth This isn’t to say we are victims. We are not. We have been conditioned, sure. To divide love into parts: what is acceptable; what… Continue reading Being Heard and Being Loved