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Nov 17

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When it is freely given, it is so sweet

We got her from a neighbor who was leaving and couldn’t keep her. She was quiet. She didn’t bite. Three weeks pass. She settles into our space and our patterns. When we take her out of her cage, she tentatively finds a comfortable spot behind a pillow or under a blanket. Two months in. She is very […]

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jumping for joy

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Dec 16

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I am debt free

Last week, I made the final payment on my student loan, the last remnant of financial debt I’d been carrying. That makes me… DEBT FREE, baby! Over the last 10 years I’ve made it a priority in my life to be conscious about my relationship with money. Early on, I had a lot of fun […]

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A Nighttime Walk

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Jun 16

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It seemed like a good idea at the time

Have you ever said, “Welp*, that isn’t going to create the reaction I want, is it?” [*Insert your favorite expressive word here.] We’re doing the best we can with what we have in the moment, and it makes sense to react that way b/c we’ve always done it…it’s an automatic habit, a knee-jerk ...

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Living your mission

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Sep 15

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Mission centric, mission pithy

Are you memorable? A mission statement has to be memorable to be remembered. Seems obvious, doesn’t it? It has to be simple, short, and meaningful. Then, living that mission becomes easy as breathing. You know what to say yes to, and what to say no to. I recently came across a memorable mission statement by […]

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Jan 15

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She was pointing with her middle finger

Last week, a friend of mine shared some stories with me about when she was young and moved to the states. She joked about being intrigued by the pencil sharpeners and confused by the Pledge of Allegiance, (both which seem commonplace to me having grown up in this country). As time passed, she began to […]

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