Tag Archives: inspiration

How to Change the World

When I know someone’s trying to sell me something, whether it be cleaning supplies, a timeshare or a religious perspective, I shut down. I don’t want someone else telling me what to believe or how to spend my money. Yet, … Continue reading

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Super Cute

Originally posted on Mud 'n Feathers:
A Japanese dwarf flying squirrel. Too cute for words!

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Jane Goodall Inspiration

Jane Goodall, the inspirational primatologist who is credited for her efforts in the field of chimpanzee research and protection, recently turned 80. But age isn’t holding this chica down, she continues to lecture all over the world and recently released … Continue reading

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Got Thanks?

Mr. Showers, my high school biology teacher, was an odd dude. I’ll never forget the time, for example, that he stood on his desk and strummed a guitar while belting out a ditty that started with, “I am a cell, … Continue reading

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What Becoming a Parent Taught Me About Compassion

Becoming a parent is one of those things in life that change you. Knowing that you’re responsible for another human being can rock your world! You question things you gave little thought to before because you know that who you … Continue reading

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Kidnapped! – Julia’s Story

Julia Styles was kidnapped as a toddler. Although her basic needs were met, her life was lonely and sad. She was kept locked in a tiny room and wasn’t allowed to do the normal things kids do like make friends, … Continue reading

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I Hit the Jackpot!

The blogger award jackpot, that is! I’m honored that 15 bloggers think enough of me to have nominated me for awards. So I’m sending a THANK YOU and big hug out to the following bloggers. I love you all!! Knee Deep Life and … Continue reading

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Doubting Doubt: Part II

So now let me tell you what’s making me doubt my doubt. My neighbor recently told me about the book, Proof of Heaven, about Eben Alexander’s near death experience (NDE). I’ve read books on NDE’s before, and found them inspirational, … Continue reading

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Doubting Doubt

When my ex-husband, Josh, was about to get out of the service we discussed where we were going to live when he got out. I wanted to stay in California, but he wanted to move to Iowa, where he was … Continue reading

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The Strength of a Nation

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” I don’t think he meant by the way some of its animals are treated. I don’t think he meant only those … Continue reading

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