Tag Archives: self-esteem

The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place…for people just waiting. Waiting for a train to go or a bus to come, or a plane to go or the mail to come, or the rain to go or the phone to ring, or the snow … Continue reading

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These words have an uncertain future. The letters that are arranged to form the words, that are separated by punctuation in accordance with grammatical rules, have high hopes of becoming representations of thoughts and ideas, hopes and dreams, fears and … Continue reading

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Memories of Sixth Grade Gym Class

I am standing against the gym wall, one of only two girls who have not yet been chosen by a team. Pick me.  Please pick me. Don’t let me be the last person picked. Please God. I push my glasses … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning for the Soul

Spring is in the air.  Tonight we will “spring” the clocks ahead one hour, temperatures are rising, and just a couple days ago I spotted a bright red cardinal perched in the tree in our backyard. Spring also means spring … Continue reading

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Practicing Authentic Hospitality

We all like to think that we are hospitable individuals, inviting friends and families into our homes, serving meals, and entertaining our neighbors with dinner parties.  But are we truly living hospitable lives? Webster’s Dictionary defines hospitality as the generous … Continue reading

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“The perfect is the enemy of the good.”

Update March 28, 2012: I am linking up with the Blog Bash by Ado and Alison in honor of their one year blogoversary.  Thanks for the opportunity to throw myself out there into the intimidatingly personal world of blogging and … Continue reading

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