The Power of An Apology

In deleting old emails I was reminded what the power of words can do in healing distressed and broken hearts. As I was going through all my saved emails from all the rescue organizations I’ve been a part of since 2011, I was reminded what the simple words of an apology can mean to another…

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Borrowing from Sycily – Words of Wisdom

  Tuesday’s are my most dreaded days because bad news always comes on these days. One Tuesday morning two years ago the world lost a beautiful person and I, in turn, lost a dear friend and mentor. Sycily Lattimore was 94 years young and hated being reminded of her birthday’s because in her mind it…

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What a Yellow Flower Can Teach

When I looked down and saw this tiny yellow flower growing out among all the rocks, I was reminded that nature always finds way to grow and bloom. I need to remember I can find a way to no matter what just like this flower. Note: The plant is Cut-leaf ironplant (Xanthisma spinulosum).   Photograph…

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We Can Do Better In Our Lives

Note:  I interviewed Sister Mary Hawkins in May 2014. She is a remarkable lady who turned her life into one of service. Sister Mary founded St. Benedict Monastery in Canyon, Texas. This interview reflects on her life, why she became a nun and her experiences of being a teacher. This interview was part of my…

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