Affirming A New Vision – Week 26

Relationships: Step Four I am one with all souls, earthly and eternal. When people don’t want the best for you, they ARE NOT the best for you.  ~Gayle King I love Gayle King’s quote (above.)  Growing up wanting desperately for my father, a convicted sex offender to love me, it took me some time to […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Georgia

They say you learn the most from your most difficult experience. What a stupid system.  ~Anonymous   Why is it that the most valuable lessons in life seem to come with a huge price tag – not necessarily monetarily, but emotionally?  Not only that, but they are also the hardest lessons we encounter.  I got my cosmic […]

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Affirming A New Vision – Week 25

Relationships:Step Three I am precious, unique and authentic. Always be willing to disappoint another to be true to yourself; that is a true leader and architect for change. ~Jess Weiner When I think of how I once thought of relationships, the quote by Woody Allen comes to mind, “I would never want to belong to […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Florida

 The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.  ~ M. Scott Peck […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Delaware

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love. ~ Marc Chagall Coming back to the truth of this quote is extremely difficult when you are in the throws of having your life turned upside down.  When […]

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Affirming A New Vision – Week 23

Relationships – Step 1 I am present. If someone listens, or stretches out a hand or whispers a word of encouragement, or attempts to understand a lonely person, extraordinary things begin to happen.  ~ Loretta Firzaris This post marks the beginning of moving into a new area of explorations – relationships.  How we show up […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in District of Columbia

 I wonder why it is a dog doesn’t get to live that long, but he still has to die old. ~Anonymous When I hear that old adage about not being able to teach an old dog new tricks, I think about my life and a new trick that I learned in my late 50’s – how […]

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Affirming A New Vision – Week 22

Step Seven:  I am a miracle.  Through forgiveness, I know I am love. The reason to forgive is for your own sake. For our own health. Because beyond that point needed for healing, if we hold on to our anger, we stop growing and our souls begin to shrivel. ~ M. Scott Peck Below you […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Conneticut

People are like stained glass windows: they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within. ~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D. When my husband of three months decided he was in love with someone else, I did not feel any […]

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Affirming a New Vision – Week 21

Step Six:  I am my vision, how I see myself and others. Over the years I have developed a picture of what a human being living humanely is like.  She is a person who understands, values and develops her body, finding it beautiful and useful; a person who is real and is willing to take risks, […]

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