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Just Give It A Try

How many times have you wanted to do something and immediately your mind starts to create a lengthy and sometimes elaborate list of all the reason why you shouldn’t or can’t do it?  We have all been there more times than we can count.  I can’t help but wonder why we do this.  Are we just beating others to the punch and telling ourselves all the reasons why we shouldn’t […]

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Do You Have Obstacles or Adventure?

There are times in everyone’s life when things don’t go as smoothly as we would like.  Yet, how many times do we get caught up in an obstacle and look at it as a hardship or burden.  Why is it so difficult to look at an obstacle as adventure and just have fun with it instead of fretting, worrying and trying to change it? Tim works as a construction superintendent […]

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Always Appreciate Those Around You

I once worked with a girl that was as chronic complainer. She also picked fights with the others in the office. In the beginning she was cute and charming, but she quickly became  very hard  to be around. However, she was very good at her job. Her job was vital to the company, and without her doing her job as well as she did, my job would have been much […]

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Confidence Is Silent

We have all know that one person, be it male or female, that is constantly talking about all their accomplishments. They tell us all about the famous person they have met or done business with. If you are paying really close attention you will notice that while they are telling their stories the speak just a little louder than normal so that everyone can clearly hear what they have to […]

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Spend Time Feeding Your Soul

We all know how to feed out bodies, (a little too well for some of us). Yet, how much do time do you spend feeding your soul? We spend countless hours feeding and primping our bodies as if our body is what defines us as a person, it doesn’t! What defines us as a person is our soul! Do you feed your soul more than your body? Do you feed […]

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Christmas Candy Canes and Vines

    I know we just finished Halloween and we haven’t even gotten to Thanksgiving yet, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t thinking about Christmas yet! For me, being a lover of the color red, when I think of Christmas, candy canes always pop into my head right away. This year I have created a new Christmas design called Christmas Candy Canes and Vines. My usually color pallet is a […]

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Be Someone That Makes You Happy

It seems like no matter where I look, I see so many people that seem so unhappy. I see people that are angry, bitter, jealous, and sometimes just downright mean, but happy people are hard to find. Why not be someone that make you happy? So many people say if they could meet that perfect mate that you would happy. Or if they had this or that, then they would […]

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Tears for Las Vegas

Today my heart is so sad, as I woke up this morning to hear the news about the shooting in Las Vegas. Today there are many tears for Las Vegas. A place that so many love is a place of sadness today. I usually don’t write about current events or any of the craziness that is going on in the world today. I choose not to focus on negativity, however […]

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Follow Your Heart

I would often hear people say “Follow Your Heart”, but this I would think, what the heck does that mean?   I struggled with this for a while until I finally figured out what it means to me. Turns out it is pretty simple. First have to stop listening to what other people are telling me to do. That is first and foremost! Then I just have to sit quietly and […]

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Never Give Up On Yourself

We have all been at the end of our rope at one time or another. Sometimes a situation seems to be so big we just deal with it. Our first instinct is just to give up. We have all been there at one time or another. There is usually someone standing there tell is to “never give up on yourself”. I don’t know about you, but my first thought is […]

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