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Entries tagged "intention"

August 26th 2015
It was Valentine’s Day.  A secret day.  Today, she would marry him. At 23, she knows what she wants.   A break-up. Secrets withheld. “If you... READ MORE
July 7th 2015
  “If God gives such attention to the wildflowers - most of which are never even seen - don’t you think... READ MORE
April 21st 2015
  Hi. My name is Melanie and I feel like a failure on a daily basis.   I fail at finishing my to... READ MORE
February 2nd 2015
If you know me at all, you know I love running. What you might not realize is that I didn't start... READ MORE
December 10th 2013
The meaning of grace has been lost.  Do you have a tough time with family at the holidays? Ancient history is dragged... READ MORE
October 21st 2012
Ever feel completely alone? You have friends, family, acquaintances, coworkers, people who love you… yet you feel alone? My life is... READ MORE
October 16th 2012
Sometimes you set down roots. Sometimes you unfurl your wings. For 6 years, I've been half-heartedly setting down roots, settling for... READ MORE
August 6th 2012
6 months ago I busted my foot.   I knew it was coming but was not prepared for the pain. This isn't... READ MORE
August 15th 2011
"Why don't I have ____?"                                     ... READ MORE
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The Loss of My First Love
December 21, 2015
December 2004.  Sacramento, California. Freshly divorced. Adoption day.   Your foster mom brought you over. We watched you intently. You took in
The Secrets of Letting Go
August 26, 2015
It was Valentine’s Day.  A secret day.  Today, she would marry him. At 23, she knows what she
No More Should-ing On Myself
July 7, 2015
  “If God gives such attention to the wildflowers - most of which are never even
Struggling With Purpose
June 13, 2015
The breeze blows through big open windows rustling the white drapes. The oppressive heat hasn’t fully arrived yet
As You Are. Not As You Should Be.
April 21, 2015
  Hi. My name is Melanie and I feel like a failure on a daily basis.
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