Monthly Archives: October 2010

My Most Fervent Prayer

30 Days of Truth, Day 6 – Something you hope you never have to do Dear God, I know that people survive it.  I don’t know how, but they do.  They get out of bed most mornings and they put … Continue reading

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Wendy’s vs. Miss Britt – The Final Showdown

“Where do you want to eat?” he asks. “I don’t care, I just don’t want to have to decide.  You pick, please.” For ten years my husband and I have had this conversation.  As the person who does most of … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Something You Hope To Do In Your Life

30 Days of Truth – Something you hope to do in your life I do not have very many “someday, some way” fantasies.  I don’t have the patience for them.  I go from wouldn’t that be cool to oh, so … Continue reading

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Triumphant

If we are lucky, we will experience moments in life when the very core of who we are and what we are is affirmed. Amidst the days when we worry that we’re crazy and the nights when we are afraid … Continue reading

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Vegas and #bwe10: the first 23 hours

I landed in Vegas less than 24 hours ago.  So far:   Ok, fine, that was before I landed. But AFTER that   And also: No time for details.  I have to catch the Hummer limo in 10 minutes. (Thank … Continue reading

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On Faces And Eyes, Specifically Mine.

It was a mistake.  An error in a shipping label or a database glitch, maybe, but a mistake for sure. And yet this completely coincidental accident seemed anything but coincidental. **** It was odd for me to email her.  Although … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Something I Have To Forgive Someone Else For

30 Days of Truth – Something You Have To Forgive Someone For My husband likes to say that to forgive is divine. I’m not exactly sure that he and I have the same definition of the word divine.  When he … Continue reading

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Day 3 of 30 – What do I have to forgive myself for?

Oh how the title of this post alone must make some people salivate. The list of things that others have forgiven me for is long and impressive.  I have ripped hearts from chests and been greeted with a loving embrace … Continue reading

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Day 2 of 30 – Something I Love About Myself

My tolerance for pain is notoriously low. When my second child was born, I got my epidural before they broke my water. (That, by the way, was magical and the way all babies should be born.)  I hate needles, cry … Continue reading

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Day 1 of 30 – I compare myself to Michelle Obama

I cannot stand to have the post about my mother-in-law’s breast cancer sit at the top of this page for one more minute.  So, although it is 10 o’clock at night and I can hear my husband making the familiar … Continue reading

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