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Forgiveness is so beautiful. So worth it. So possible.

Dear Phenomenal Girl, As difficult as it is to do, and even if it seems downright impossible...truly and fully forgiving others is necessary to feel at complete peace with yourself. Forgiving ourselves is equally important, and worth any work it takes to do it....

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Of course what you are doing is making a difference!…

Dear Giving Girl, So many things seem to go unnoticed, or seem to be too small or significant to really be seen, even though we put our whole hearts and souls into the doing of them. Sometimes we even feel like giving up on our efforts because we could not possibly...

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Give it one more shot…

Dear Persevering Girl, Think of a time when you almost gave up....almost quit....almost threw in the towel....but decided to just give it one more shot. Where did that decision take you? Maybe you had to decide over and over and over again not to quit at...

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Wrinkles and beautiful and curves are lovely…

Dear Fantastic Girl, Wrinkles are beautiful and curves are lovely and getting older is a graceful and gorgeous part of life. Don't believe it? Look around at the women you admire and love. Look at the wise ones and the powerfully loving ones and the ones full of...

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paint some, sew some, dream some up….

"I want to thank anyone who spends part of their day creating...anybody who spends part of their day sharing their experience with us....I think this world would be unlivable without art and I thank you." ~ Steve Soderbergh...

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Someone’s got to dream the big dreams…

Dear Fantastic Girl, Someone's got to dream the big dreams...or the big stuff won't happen.....someone's got to fix the stuff that's wrong, or it will continue to get worse....someone's got to be wise and experienced...or there will be no one to turn to when the...

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Sometimes we are at war with our own selves…

Dear Gorgeous Girl, Peace is good. Peace is so so good. It is worth it to travel whatever lengths you need to go to feel peace. Often, peace is right in front of our face if we will just silence everything else out. Then sometimes we have to make really tough...

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