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Confidence isn’t the Absence of Fear, it’s How You Act in Spite of Fear

“Emotional courage is what we’re all striving for in the end.  The courage to tell the truth is something people need to be proud of, as is the courage to be yourself, to trust love and the healing process. Robert … Continue reading

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I lost 220 pounds today

I lost 220 pounds today.  You wouldn’t believe how much lighter I feel!  It’s all because of a conversation last night with my soon-to-be ex-husband.  He called to beg me to take him back.  He begged and pleaded and cried. … Continue reading

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She was of the Stuff of Which Great Men’s Mothers are Made

” Deeds of endurance which seem ordinary in philosophy are rare in conduct, and Bathsheba was astonishing all around her now, for her philosophy was her conduct, and she seldom thought practicable what she did not practice.  She was of … Continue reading

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Niceness Alone Doesn’t Cut It

“In our culture, people tend to be valued for being inspiring and entertaining.  With perhaps the notable exception of some morning-show hostesses, people are rewarded for being bold and inventive.  For being assertive, funny, and individualistic.  For having a bit … Continue reading

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You are as powerful and strong as you allow yourself to be

“As I look back on the trip now, as I try to sort out fact from fiction, try to remember how I felt at that particular time, or during that particular incident, try to relive those memories that have been … Continue reading

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