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REALITY OF GRIEF

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Musings

THE NEED TO PLEASE

I've been spending a lot of time thinking about what I do and how I do it ... and who I am. No secret there.This post, 'I'm disappointed in myself' by Lysa TerKeurst really resonated with me and this part of my journey. The words "we must not confuse the command to love with the disease… Continue reading THE NEED TO PLEASE

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REFUSE HATE and LETTING GO

I saw these words on Scattered Smothered and Covered this morning and just had to recreate them. As a reminder to myself. I need to choose the people around me carefully. People who are like-minded. People who will not judge me. People who accept me as I am. People who will raise me up and help… Continue reading REFUSE HATE and LETTING GO

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A SONG FOR THE JOURNEY

I've said before how much I love words and music and how lyrics impact me. These lyrics to Colton Dixon's song More of You are getting a lot of airplay and really resonate with me at the moment. I always liked Colton and was a bit gutted when he was kicked out of Idol. He has… Continue reading A SONG FOR THE JOURNEY

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I BLOG BECAUSE…

A big part of the reason I started this blog was to find my voice. My authentic voice. To work out, in the midst of this life, which has gone through some pretty monumental shift in the last few years, who I really am. You may ask 'how could a blog help?' which is a fair… Continue reading I BLOG BECAUSE…

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SOUNDTRACK FOR MY LIFE

I can ALWAYS find time to listen to music, I love it, an iPod/iPad will never be far away and Spotify is one of my most used apps. One of the biggest joys of technology for me is definitely being able to discover new music - weekly! I'm a paid up Premium member of Spotify so… Continue reading SOUNDTRACK FOR MY LIFE

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FACING THAT FEAR

This was on my list of quotes to post. A great post by Amanda Grace that I can relate to in many ways prompted me to bump it up the list...

Writing prompt

WRITE AWAY

Daily prompt: Back of the Queue For as long as I can remember I have wanted to write. But I've been afraid. A part of me hopes I have some ability, part of me doesn't care, I just love to put words on a page. These last few months blogging are the start of what has been… Continue reading WRITE AWAY

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THE BUSY IS WRONG

On Sunday I heard this: "If you're too busy to do that, then your busy is wrong". Your BUSY is WRONG. This has been in my head for days now and ties together a few things that have bugged me lately. I don't know about you but I've noticed the default answer to the question… Continue reading THE BUSY IS WRONG

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NO NEED TO BE PERFECT

For a self-confessed perfectionist and control freak, this is a big life lesson for me at the moment. I've read this quote a number of times and felt compelled to create it in a form for my own space - a note to self you could say. You can click through to this post for an example of… Continue reading NO NEED TO BE PERFECT

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HEAD TO FEET

"It is only a 60-inch journey from our head to our feet; but often times, it is the most difficult journey we embark upon. To move an idea from our head to our actions requires discipline: discipline to cut out distractions, discipline to get started, and discipline to get better." Joshua Becker from Becoming Minimalist

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ONE VOICE

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQrCti-hqu0 For the last few weeks the kids and I have been loving a new song on the airwaves. I recently learned it's by an awesome and inspiring young kiwi artist. The lyrics, the message, and the story to get the song out there - it's too good and too important not to share. Here's the… Continue reading ONE VOICE

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WHAT WE TELL OURSELVES

"Here’s the thing – the damage to our spirit always lives in the story we tell ourselves. Shit happens. People behave badly. They bully, they call each other names, they act unskillfully. People do what they do. What we decide about ourselves in those moments is what matters most". Andrea Scher - Superhero Life