Trade Rate

             The month of June has a funny feeling to me.  Once it no longer means “school’s out” there is a sense of pointlessness to it.              Maybe if we’d ever taken vacations, or if anyone in my family had ever traveled it would be […]

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Continued Observations In Grace

             As the overwhelming negativity continues everywhere we turn (I recently heard someone say the ocean is dead, why even try), as we approach a very hope-filled, jubilant (but traditionally controversial) weekend, I try my best to stay over on the positive side.  I am actively practicing my gratitude.   […]

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Give Take Give

             Whether your family is the chosen type or the kind you’re born in to, it’s the place you should feel most at home.  Even if many of their numbers are miles away.              And with the cases of distance, in order to be with […]

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Clearly, To See

             Our journey is our own.  That’s a Universal Truth.  We are here to learn, and to grow.  We have chosen the methods, the company, the life.  And yet, we struggle.  I struggle.              This has been a challenging week for me.  My days were […]

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