Month: November 2016

Musings

THERE YOU ARE….BORROWED FROM MOMASTERY-BLOG BY GLENNON DOYLE MELTON

“There are two types of people – those who walk into a room and say: ‘Here I am!’ and those who walk into a room and say: ‘There you are.’” This quote was shared by Glennon, and I of course, would like to paste her every word and thought right here into my own space. …

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We Write Our Own Endings-Brené Brown

MANIFESTO OF THE BRAVE AND BROKENHEARTED There is no greater threat to the critics and cynics and fearmongers Than those of us who are willing to fall Because we have learned how to rise. With skinned knees and bruised hearts; We choose owning our stories of struggle, Over hiding, over hustling, over pretending. When we …

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Finding My Voice-and my lil pink axe

While striving to honor the authentic voice of who I am,  I have realized a profound  lack of vision for my life…no goals, other than to just hurt less…to feel and cause less pain.  In my family of origin and marriage, my pain was categorized for me in one of three ways: pain I caused …

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Unlearning-One Day at a Time

In my life I can’t help but marvel at the grim, if not blind determination to force people places and things to BE different from how they are.  This behavior is typically paired with barely contained rage or smugness, dependent on the outcome. This influence did not springboard me into a state of wholesome badassery,  Overly receptive to sensory …

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This Is How–Augusten Burroughs

“If you have one parent who loves you, even if they can’t buy you clothes, they’re so poor and they make all kinds of mistakes and maybe sometimes they even give you awful advice, but never for one moment do you doubt their love for you–if you have this, you have incredibly good fortune.” This …