Experiences, Thought

The Ride of Your Life

At 8:55 am last Wednesday, my husband Jeramie and I stood in a long line of excited thrill seekers waiting to get on a brand new roller coaster at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky Ohio... a mecca for roller coaster enthusiasts. About 18 hours earlier, as we drove around the peninsula that the park… Continue reading The Ride of Your Life

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Always (Always!) Learning

Two weeks ago I started working a new job... a job I know is way bigger than what it appears to be. I am a Teachers Aide in charge of 19 amazing 2nd graders in a small town in upstate NY. So much has changed in my life over the past year that it is… Continue reading Always (Always!) Learning

Experiences, Thought

Dear Santa,

Writing your Christmas list to Santa Claus is not just for children...

Experiences, Thought

Everything I Need

Last week my husband and I went to the mall with our daughters on Thursday evening. As I walked around, it was relatively peaceful, not a huge crowd at 8 pm on a weeknight. But the smell of retail was intense (am I the only one who thinks that the mall has an intoxicating "new… Continue reading Everything I Need

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The Perfect Prayer

When I was a little girl, I would go to church every Sunday with my mom, my little sister Kaitlyn and my grandma and grandpa. My mom would help us dress up pretty and we would go to Sunday School... which my mom even taught for several years. As did my late Aunt Eileen. I… Continue reading The Perfect Prayer

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Transformation Through Meditation

I remember the day like it was yesterday. Vivid in my mind. I was sitting in my little gray cubicle in an office building in Albany NY. I was happy. I was typing away and listening to HayHouse Radio. It was 2pm in the afternoon on a Thursday, the music came on and then that… Continue reading Transformation Through Meditation

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Spread Kindness

The world is a beautiful place if we take the time to slow down and really appreciate it. One thing that has become somewhat of a lost art is actions of kindness. All I would like today is to encourage you to spread kindness in as many ways as you can - and I promise… Continue reading Spread Kindness

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Making Peace with Where We Are

Where are you in your life right now? Look around you. Are you sitting at your desk at a job that you love? Are you the parent of little children who love and respect you... who make you laugh and smile? Do you have the funds to do what you want when you want it?… Continue reading Making Peace with Where We Are

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Moving Through the Shadows

I don’t remember when I heard about A Wrinkle in Time for the first time, but I do know where I heard about it. My mom had told me one day that one of her favorite books of all time was this book.This is probably why it somehow remained lodged in my subconscious, waiting for… Continue reading Moving Through the Shadows