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OVERCOMING (in movies & in life!)

If you are looking for an outing option this weekend, the movie “Overcomer” is now in theaters. Since I ran cross country in high school (& the 2 mile race for track & field) I marked this movie on the … Continue reading

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Brené Brown: Wild Heart Paradox(es)

Last month I happened upon Brené Brown’s Netflix special “The Call to Courage.” Inspired by her authentic sharing, I quickly found her Vulnerability TED talk on YouTube (the one filmed in Houston.) More inspiration wows. Then I delved into her … Continue reading

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New Horizons (quickie quote!)

Not sure about you, but sometimes at the beach this redhead likes hanging out near the shore (no rough surf, easy to navigate waves, quicker dash back to sandy shore!) If we’re after new horizons, however, it might be time … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Mud Puddle Management

Years ago my brother met me in Cape Town for a visit to South Africa we’ll never forget. We zoomed all around Cape Town and the Western Cape enjoying beautiful scenery, amazing people, yummy food and incredibly lovely wine. One … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Courage (the creative kind!)

Visiting the Eastern Shore of Virginia (the state, not to be confused with blogger Virginia, the person) we popped up to see the charming town of Berlin, MD. The side of the information center was a huge mural, filled with … Continue reading

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Opening Our Eyes (a little wider!)

Quickie quotes and thoughts today. Sometimes we may want to bury our heads in the sand, ignoring all that’s going on around us. Or, maybe we just keep our heads down without looking up. “You’ll miss the best things if … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Hope & Beauty

The rampant senseless violence in our whacked out world today overwhelms my heart. My prayers are with the people of El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH and everyone suffering from violence everywhere. As posted here recently (#LOVEFORVB Love for Va. … Continue reading

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