It was the end of college, where I’d made so many friends and discovered who I was. My last final was late, and I was essentially alone in my residence hall. The past week alternated between studying and carting boxes back and forth to my mom’s house. Only a few things remained to load into my car before saying goodbye…

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I started my new job on a Monday in June. It was one of those hot, humid days; the type where the backs of your legs stick to the driver’s seat. As I was anxiously en route to work, unsure of the best roads to take, I noticed two women standing outside of a small, white house. One was middle-aged…

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This is Part 1 of this story; be sure to come back for Part 2! Garry and I had been married for a few years when we found ourselves sitting on a jet in the Tampa airport waiting to take off. From his window seat, Garry casually watched other planes taxiing on the runway to pass time. Out of the blue, he…

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Negativity. It surrounds us on a daily basis. We can’t get away from it. It’s online, it’s at work, it’s in coffee houses dressed up like unicorns… It’s everywhere. But I believe it is possible to escape negativity, if only for a few moments. Ferris Bueller once uttered, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once…

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“Not a single creature on earth has more or less right to be here.” – Anthony Douglas Williams It was a chilly, overcast Saturday in spring when I decided to open a lemonade stand at the end of my street. I remember how excited I was, but none of my fifth-grade friends were available to help, so I took it…

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