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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Music to inspire

Music is such a wonderful gift. I love hearing others play, and am so inspired by those who use their music to inspire others and change the world.  Here are a few musically inspired quotes and videos to start off … Continue reading

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Kathy’s Angels

For those navigating the stress, fear and financial burden of cancer treatment, something as simple as getting to the doctor’s office can be difficult.  For some, when treatment is far from home, they have no option but to miss life-saving … Continue reading

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Versatile Blogger Award 2012

What a great way to start 2012! I was nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by a wonderful poet and blogger Laura Scott of LScott Poetry. This award is given to bloggers, by bloggers (another reason I love the blogging … Continue reading

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