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Change My Life: How To Grieve

I told God and the vast abundant Universe that I wanted more. "Absolutely! Just open your palm!" But, my palm was full of stuff that wasn't serving me. It was making me sad, angry, frustrated and unhappy. Worst of all, it was leaving me…
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Ask. Seek. Knock.

It's a brand new baby 2012. What I wish for you I wish for myself. My wishes come from the Sermon on the Mount. It is the Law, as delivered by Jesus, retold by Matthew. What you ask for you will get. Ask for better and more, expecting…
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Politics of Growth

I find it so irritating when pundits declare a candidate "a waffler," claiming that they lack a moral compass or they stand for nothing if they have had the good sense to change their mind about something in the last 30 years. I call…
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Change My Life: How to Talk to Kids About Disabilities

Some of our family and friends have "disabilities." Of course, yours do too. My kids ask questions about their friends' disabilities. Sometimes adults use letters — ADD, ADHD, OCD — to describe these disabilities, other times they use…
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Release

If you're a regular here, you know I spent the summer battling depression and anxiety. Beating down old demons and wrestling dragons from my past that would creep up on me in unexpected ways. And learning to let go. It was excruciating.…
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4th Grade Puberty Whirlwind

"Half the 4th Grade girls have boobs and wear bras," Ainsley reported. "Really? Like, for real?" I asked, stunned because no one had boobs until like the 7th Grade when I was in school. "Like they really need bras?" "Yeah." "Well, give…
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Change My Life: Oprah Please Don't Leave Me!

I've watched the last episode of Oprah about four times now. I just keep hitting replay. 25 years. That's a serious emotional investment. I don't have adequate words for what Oprah and her show have done for me. She has changed my life. When…
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TGR Body Was Born of Love

I know it could be perceived as controversial. I realize it might be taken wrong. I know I'm on a tight rope, walking a very fine line . . . Still, I want you to know that TGR Body was born of Love. Love . . . the kind you feel for your…