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Consequences & Responsibilities

I sit here writing as I do every day and allow myself to wonder about what is and where we are as a world. I look at my daughters eyes and wonder how she will survive if we continue at

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Spiraling Atomic Being

I entered this world colicky, kicking and screaming. I entered this world of spiraling poverty through a broken teenager and her insecurities. I entered this world red and tired. I have no idea why. I have no idea what my

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A Glimpse of Freedom

Most of you know that I am currently packing and purging our stuff. Due to our miserable circumstances here, I made the decision just to go for the full time not just a week. We need to get away and decompress. My

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Learning

I have gone through a lot of things in my life. I have been through some pretty drastic “storms” and I am learning so much about myself and about others. I have learned that trust is something that is easily

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Breaking the Binds

Everyday I watch a part of our lives crumble beneath our feet and notice that the precipice we are standing on is getting smaller. I am in chronic pain and I work demanding jobs. My physical strength has lessened and

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Press Release Jan 2016

IN PRIDE & PREJUDICE: A RELOCATION NIGHTMARE For Immediate Release: Rustie MacDonald is a brave lady who has faced many issues in her life. She was forced to live in poverty as the 7th District Court denied their relocation to

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2015 To whom it May Concern

  To Whom It May Concern: As the year 2015 comes to a grinding halt, I exercise reflection. Reflection is a terrific tool to utilize when acknowledging growth. As always, I look back at all that has come and all

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Self Destruct ends now

I have learned the hard way that life isn’t simple. I was not raised simply. I am not living in a world of simple. I am surrounded by trials and tribulations. I am engulfed in the flames of other people’s

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Forgiveness, the True meaning

What is forgiveness? How do we achieve this feeling of freedom? What does it actually mean to forgive? Someone recently reminded me that there is a misunderstanding with the word Forgiveness. To forgive doesn’t mean you still allow those people

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Summer Time

June is coming to an end and summer has come to beginning. This is the time of year where friends come together and BBQ. Families reconnect and growing up moments are shared. Children are born, graduations, weddings, baseball and summer

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