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Please Don’t Be Afraid of Change

Dear Lovely Girl, It is going to be ok. Take a deep breath and then another, and just know that everything is going to be just fine. That big thing you are fearing is so much bigger in your imagination than it is in real life...and it is all going to work out. You...

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Decide to Look at the Good Instead of the Yuck

Dear Happy Girl, We tend to find exactly what we are seeking, and exactly what we are expecting...in some way or another. This is why it is so important to seek for beauty and truth, and to expect the best of people and situations. What happens when you do your...

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One Kind Person Can Make Such a Difference

Dear Dazzling Girl, One kind person can make such a difference. One compassionate hand placed on a hand in distress can make such a difference. One phone call, one thank-you note, one sweet text message can make every bit of difference. One job well done, one child...

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We Always Always Always Have the Ability to Choose.

Dear Important Girl, We often don't realize it...but sometimes we find ourselves giving all of our best energy to the very things that we don't want. We do this in lots of ways...by obsessing about things because we wish we could overcome them...by not forgiving...

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Keep Listening to Your Gut and To Your Heart

Dear Persistent Girl, There are so many times when we do things we feel like we need to be doing, but we have no idea why we are doing them. Often we work and work and work toward something and can not really see what is coming out of it. There are so many times we...

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Grandma’s 95th Annual Parade….

  Well.............I shoulda known it.....that the fun and fun and beauty and beauty and awesomeness of all of these thousands of flowers at the ranch would yield some serious work...pretty much nonstop. Now...don't get me wrong..it is totally worth...

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You Are Not Your Past, and You Are Not Your Mistakes

Dear Perfectly Wonderful Girl, Are you carrying an old or new burden around like a heavy bag of rocks, letting it drag you down and hold you back? Is it a belief about yourself or someone else. Is it a mistake you made. Is it something that someone else did to you...

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