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The Universe Connects and Empowers Us

The Universe is our Guide and Friend

My Mom and The Universe The beautiful words that you see on the above image came to me one day last week as I sat in my Mom's favorite chair. Feeling so lost without my dear sweet friend,  I prayed desperately for some direction and comfort. Sweetly and gently these words bubbled up from some deep, … [Read more...]

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Worth A Thousand Words

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Pictures tell a story, bring light, radiate an energy, lighten a load, cherish our memories, bring joy, reveal anticipation, pass time, portray Truth, congratulate and honor, step us fully into fantasy, bring about change, while away the time, eulogize, memorize, brighten a life, sing, … [Read more...]

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More About Mary

Professor Mary Laprade

Yesterday marked a turning point: we had a memorial (we called it the Celebration of Mary Laprade) for my Mom who passed away  on August 18th, 2013. I have spoken of the strengths and challenges that she and I experienced toward the end of her life in previous posts. But here I would like to share … [Read more...]

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A Time Like No Other

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I had a foundation. I was confident. I was sure of who I was in the world. I knew pretty much where I was going, and how I was going to get there. But then my Mother died. That sounds sudden and harsh, but her death to me was sudden and harsh. Now in these days after, I'm left in a swirl of … [Read more...]

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A Love Like No Other

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Back in April of this year, I learned that my Mom, Mary Laprade, had been diagnosed with an aggressive t-cell lymphoma; and a rare one at that. Even though I was 3000 miles away on the West Coast and she was on the East Coast in Massachusetts, there was no doubt in my mind where I needed to be - … [Read more...]

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All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt. ― Charles M. Schulz … [Read more...]

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My Inspiration, My Friend, My Love, My Hero

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On February 12th, 1997 I walked into the North Miami Beach Animal Shelter in search of a special puppy. Little did I know that I would end up finding one of the best friends of my life. Actually, I should say that she found me. I had been scanning all of the cages, saying 'hi' to many sweet furry … [Read more...]

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Day One: The New Adventure

Pebbles DAY ONE

Hello my friends! Just want to give you an update on Pebbles surgery yesterday. The surgery went well, finding that the cancer had not spread too much. Pebbles is so remarkable-she came home as a tripawd just 2 hours after the surgery and seems to be so relieved to have her sick leg gone. She's … [Read more...]

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The Energy of Love

The Energy of Love

Love shows Itself continuously-- everywhere-- in a myriad of forms. Love for a partner, friend, parent, or family member. But are you fully seeing and acknowledging It everywhere you can? This encompassing energy can sneak up on you when you least expect it. I am not necessarily talking about … [Read more...]

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