Category Archives: hope

In the Eye of the Storm

It is said that the eye of a hurricane is calm and peaceful. If you’ve ever been through one, you know that is true. Isn’t it crazy to think that such peace can be found inside this raging, chaotic activity? It reminds me of life. We can find ourselves in difficult situations and struggles, but eventually, this peace rushes over you.

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I have a confession to make.

I know you read my blog for inspiration and encouragement, but there are times when things “get real”. Is it okay if I take a different angle for a few minutes? Life can really suck sometimes and there is nothing you can do about it. Some circumstances happen without any of your handiwork or involvement of any kind. You just

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Do You Think You Can Keep Going?

Have you ever felt like you’ve been going in circles and not getting anywhere at all? You have exerted energy and you’re drained, but you don’t have results. There is nothing more frustrating than working your tail off to not have your desired outcome. Sure, watching a dog doing it is pretty funny. Even if you’re not a dog person,

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This is Tougher Than I Thought….

I’ve always thought that there is no such thing as someone being too old. You can’t be too old to start your dream, get into shape, or learn something new. You know when you ARE too old? When your cold and in the ground. Then it’s too late. Unfortunately, I’ve been seeing some folks that feel like they are getting

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My Worst Picture. EVER.

Do you have a picture you would hate for the world to see? Well, I’m showing you mine. Not because I want to be shocking or anything like that, but because of a few  reasons: 1. Sometimes the perfectly posed pictures I have of myself that I make available don’t always tell a full story; 2. It’s my blog so

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Whoa… That was WeiRD!

Normally I don’t put a lot of stock into my dreams. They are usually not worth remembering and consist of me doing average ordinary things like watching tv, working, or just living life. I don’t analyze them or keep a journal because, well, that would be pretty boring. Plus, looking for symbolism in the ordinary isn’t that interesting. But there

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Random Monday Wisdom

Sometimes you just need a good quote. Today is that kind of day. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore, Dream, Discover.” –Mark Twain Never Lose

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7 Things to Do if You Become Unemployed. Number 5 is a MUST!

No one ever wants to think about losing their job. Getting laid-off or terminated can really set you back, both emotionally and financially. And usually it’s something that takes you off-guard so it can be even more difficult to recover from. Know that this is a temporary situation and will not last for forever. Don’t let the shock or anger

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Perfectly You

Happy Monday! The start of a new week brings new expectations, new attitudes…and new struggles. A lot of us struggle to be perfect, but here’s a quick clip to remind you to stop trying to be perfect because you already are. Don’t Lose Hope,

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