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I Am Becoming the Me I Was Born To BeAs I journey through this part of my life I have discovered my next mountain. The key is to be the me I want to be in the world, as my gift back to God.
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Tag Archives: Marriage
The very first time my husband and I met, it was for a blind date. It was to go to the James Taylor concert. It had been raining, and there was a chance of rain again that night. Jim brought … Continue reading
Today my husband deserves oh so much credit. In general he deserves more credit than he gets. Every day, without fail, he is in there pitching; without complaint, and without being asked. He just does what has to be done … Continue reading
I married the best guy. He is patient and kind and loving and wonderful. He listens and inspires. He is there for me always. He is loyal and true. He makes me laugh and is a joy. Why do I … Continue reading
“Leap and the net will appear” –John Burroughs. Why I am writing about this right before Valentine’s Day? Loving is a leap of faith. When we love, we often move forward with our gift of love, not knowing for sure … Continue reading
My dad was a Marine. He was not in the Marines for his whole career. He was in for 2 years during the Korean War. I do know that when it comes to the Marines one doesn’t say “he was … Continue reading
Who is the most patient person you know? That is an easy one to answer. My husband is the most patient person I know. Proof positive?? He is married to me! No matter how cranky I get, he still loves me. … Continue reading
Describe the biggest risk you’ve ever taken. Bonus: Describe the biggest risk you considered taking, but didn’t. I suppose the biggest risk I’ve taken could be seen as spending a semester in Europe when I was in college. It didn’t … Continue reading