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Rustie speaks at the Unity Church in Dover, NH/

12/31/17 at 10 AM   Please come join us at the Unity Church in Dover for a wonderful talk by Rustie MacDonald, International Author, Radio Talk Show host, Single Mother, and survivor, on Healing through the Storm. How do you

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A World Of Gratitude

November is the month that we celebrate being grateful. Why we don’t make this a daily practice is beyond me but here it is. What is gratitude really & why it is so important? How do you appreciate your situation

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Emotional Quagmire

There are certain things that I can not articulate after years of abuse. There are certain things that we survivors hold close to our hearts.  Including our want to have you in our hearts. We lock our needs up. We shut down.

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Healing in Paradise

As I sit in a metal chair, my feet resting on white sand, the ocean breeze brushes my hair off my face. The tiki statues stare firmly outwards and a cover band takes an attempt at David Bowie’s Ground control to Major Tom.

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Creative Director for Cheers, Sip, & Paint

I am now offering classes in SW Florida but we have them in NH & Maine as well.   I love to paint, laugh, and enjoy my friends. What a WONDERFUL way to spend time together? It’s $35.00 per person,

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Another Year

It’s a stunning and humid Sunday here in Florida. I certainly can state that for the first time in 20 years, I am grateful winter is coming. It will be nice to have the 75-degree weather that I so love. It

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Irma & a Shelters Tale

It’s around 2 am on Saturday morning. I am laying in my bed filled with anxiety. What should we do? I am a full-time single mom and I work a lot. I have always had to make the tough decisions and

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The Eye of the Storm- A Harsh View

As I sit here watching Irma and Jose race to see who will hit us first, I wonder how many other folks in my life really understand the value of this perspective. I wonder if those of us who have

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Chapter 11: Dreams

“The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn; the bird waits in the egg; and in the highest vision of the soul, a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings

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A Narcs Love

There was once  Nymph called Echo who fell in love with a Boy named Narcissus. Narcissus never returned any affections to anyone other than himself. Nemesis cursed Narcissus with only having the ability to love himself. So, one-day Narcissus saw his

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