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2014

the journal

Be Brave

  Just start.Just do the next thing. The underlined words jumped out at me from that dear old book. Actually, it isn’t an old book. But it’s that type of beloved book you keep and reread over and over because it’s life-giving and soul-renewing. It’s called, “Let’s All Be Brave.”  One day I’ll probably get […]

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Unassuming Bravery

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  When I woke up this morning, this post wasn’t even on my mind. In fact, I didn’t really know if I’d ever be able to write about this topic. But something in my heart this morning shifted. Emotions flooded in. And my mind is lost in thoughts and personal gratitude abounds. This week in […]

PERSONAL : What They Don’t Tell You About Cancer

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  I’m seeing it everywhere: The holidays were just so amazing that you need a holiday from the holiday. I’ve written about “Being Present” before, and today I’m reminded afresh of what it looks like to treasure what’s here and now and those breathing next to you. To be grateful for the long, lazy days […]

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PERSONAL : Braving to be Present

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  Society as a whole commends those who work a lot of hours and sleep very little. They are known as the shakers and the makers of any given industry and, as a result, often inspire us to kick our own lives, even unrealistically, into a higher gear. But I’ve been doing a lot of […]

Three Things I’ve Learned About Being Brave

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