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Getting Your Own Life While Loving the People In It

I see you…

the overwhelmed daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother who longs to have your turn at life, unearth and live your purpose, and feel alive and in love instead of just busy.

And I write for you.

I share stories about getting your own life while loving the people in it, which means we

  • Live our lives by finding our purpose and finding time to nurture it.
  • Honor our emotions by getting in touch with how we feel, dealing with difficult emotions, and delighting in pleasant ones.
  • Show up for relationships by caring about our people without trying to control them.

I’m inspired by the words of 20th century thought leader Howard Thurman,

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”

I hope you’ll hang around, sign up for my blog posts and newsletter, and share your thoughts so we’ll learn from each other.

In This Together,

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With Jesus Here … (Life Beyond Painful Moments and Memories)

“The Bible says Jesus came for three reasons: to forgive our past, to give a purpose for living today, and to offer us a future, a home in heaven.”  Rick Warren (paraphrased) My husband John and I aren’t as young as we used to be, so we’re making a two-day trip out of our 18-hour drive to Tulsa to see our grandson and new...

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Love Happens

“I cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good that I can do.” Jana Stanfield I took off the summer from posting on my blog even though I had posts ready to publish. I kept thinking, … Seriously, God, “all the good I can do” is to write about depression, suicide, and difficult emotions no one wants to hear...

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