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Sunshine

I woke up with Bella’s snout under my chin and Chloe’s hand on my forehead. The sun was peeking through our curtains brightly and I realized that it was time to make coffee. I didn’t get up quickly as I

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Welcome to Normalville

Over the last few months Chloe and I have made a 300 degree change. Imagine living in severe poverty, underneath drug addicts and very little for a support system. We were alone, in a constant state of fear and feeling

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Its going to be OK

“Matthew 6:9–13 (ESV) “Pray then like this: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our

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Chains

I woke up this morning in tears. I was in a very deep, very real dream enjoying dinner with someone who was very near and dear to me. I slowly, over the years opened my heart and tried to be

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Fighting for HOPE

It’s a wonderful feeling to start over. I got up, made a small coffee, Gluten Free Pancakes and admired my home. I am in love with my house, my community and all the work that has gone into making this

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The Personal Truth of a Warrior

What does it mean to struggle? To Survive? To throw your middle finger at the “NAY sayer’s” and the challenges you are faced with? What does it really mean to say I have just simply had enough? No more! I

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The Island hope

Time. It’s always about TIME. In a matter of one week I was interviewed 9 times and offered 5 jobs. Chloe was awarded two art camp scholarships and one art class scholarship. She was also given a scholarship to the

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A Message to YOU Old Friend….

I have become very introverted as of the last few years. I have found that less and less, I enjoy the nonsense of others. I don’t indulge or appreciate the judgments or criticism. I don’t favor those who talk about

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Ready? Set? GO!

The trees are covered in spanish moss, like lace on a gown. The summer is hot and the storms are fierce. The water here is like a cozy bath and the birds are so large I fear for Bella at

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Reason does NOT exist

Life is a wondrous journey of complicated, fucked up shit. I can’t even begin to remind you how difficult life can be. Good Lord, you know how hard life has been for me. The good news is that Life is

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