Monthly Archives: January 2012

How to be really happy

“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.” Albert Schweitzer (1875 – 1965) – German … Continue reading

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Cookies of Courage

Is it possible to make a difference with a cookie? I have a story that will show you the power that baking can have when it’s combined with a mothers love and courage. Courage isn’t something you plan for. It’s … Continue reading

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On being yourself

“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else.” Judy Garland (1922-1969)- American actress

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One Lovely Blog Award

I am thrilled and humbled to have been given the One Lovely Blog Award by two wonderful bloggers.  Lauren creates some amazing poetry at and Kate continues to share her encouraging words and ideas at–  thanks to you … Continue reading

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Never go through life saying “I should have”

Everyday courage can be found in the small things in life– sticking up for a friend, standing up for your convictions, or taking the time to help someone in need.  Then there are the events that muster the courage of … Continue reading

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Make your decisions count

“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” Ralph Waldo Emerson(1803-1882)- American essayist, lecturer, and poet

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A Legacy of Courage

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929 – 1968) American clergyman, leader in the Civil Rights Movement

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