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When I met him that Friday night, I never expected that he would break my heart.   Why would I?   After all, he was fairly unassuming.   He wasn’t one of those fancy guys who flaunted his car or clothes or money. In fact, he was pretty reserved. He wasn’t one of those overly […]

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Raise your hand if you’ve ever uttered any of the following phrases (both hands if it was in complete exasperation and followed by a deep, deep sigh):   I just want to find my passion. I just need to figure out what I’m supposed to be doing. I just wish I could find a job […]

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No, this is not a drill.   No, this is not a joke.   And no—for goodness sakes, no—this is not a bad Star Trek reference.   This is the completely (unfortunate) true story of an all-too-recent break-in at my brand new apartment.   That’s right– someone broke into my home.   At first, I […]

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The Lenten season is officially upon us, and even if you are not Christian or particularly prone to self-denial, you know what that means…   It’s time to hear about all the things that people are “giving up!”   While “giving things up” isn’t exactly the true spirit or purpose of Lent (more on that later, […]

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I learned something recently that rocked my world.   Like, literally, shook me to my core.   Side note—for those of you who were unaware, the “powers that be” changed the Webster’s Dictionary’s definition of the word literally to include its common misuse—figuratively. A la “omg that guy was so cute I literally peed my […]

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“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.” –Howard Thurman   I remember the first time I saw someone come alive—right before my eyes.   It was one of the most magical things I’ve ever seen. […]

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“Comparison is the thief of joy.” –Theodore Roosevelt   Have truer words ever been said?   In every corner of our lives, even when we are experiencing success or finding a small glimpse of happiness, comparison rears its ugly, thieving head and tries to steal our joy.   It happens in our careers.   Let’s […]

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“I have a dream…”   No matter who you are, no matter where you’re from, and no matter what you believe, you can’t escape these enigmatic words.   That’s because, just over 50 years since the initial delivery of this speech, Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic phrase has become one of the most recognizable speech […]

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Happy Almost New Year, to you!!   I don’t know about you, but I love New Year’s Eve. It’s right up there with Thanksgiving and my birthday for top holidays of the year.   Yes, I love birthdays that much. If you need a refresher, click here.   Anyway, NYE is such a special day […]

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Please don your best high-pitched Charlie Brown caroling voice and sing along with me…   Christmas tiiiiiiiime is here… Happinessssssss and cheer… Fun for allllll… That children callllll… Their favorite tiiiiiiiime of year.   Ahhh, Christmastime.   There isn’t much quite like it.   It’s a time of thankfulness and generosity.   It’s a time […]

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