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Rough days will come and go…keep going anyway

Dear Progressing Girl, So why is it, gorgeous friend, that when things get tough or boring, or when sacrifice is required, that we somehow think we must not be on the right path after all? Why do we doubt our path when we knew at the beginning that there would...

Dear Wild & Free Girl, You are doing so many good things. You are spreading so much goodness and kindness and wild-happy energy. You are making goals and dreaming dreams and trying to do even better than you did yesterday. You are thinking about people you love...

Give People a Chance….ALL PEOPLE

Ugh, I'm fed up. I have had this controversial thought for a long time...and then I think...well, maybe it's not controversial at all....maybe just people are not having this conversation. I have 5 brothers, 3 sons, a phenomenal husband and also was lucky enough to...

Keep being brave, okay?

Dear World-Changing Girl, It's brave to keep dreaming big dreams, to keep posing big questions, to decide not to settle for the status quo. It's brave to seek for more beauty, goodness, joy and light in a world where it's often so hard to find. It's so brave to...

Create What You Seek But Cannot Find

Here are the words I live by (they are even painted big on an entire wall in the art barn) CREATE WHAT YOU SEEK BUT CANNOT FIND ........so today, even in the midst of all of the sensationalized yuck that you might see thrown around here and there....GO CREATE what...

Let’s turn the conversation around…

Dear Understanding Girl, These days it's easy for rumors and stories to be spread and spread and spread, far and wide and deep...good things and not-so-good things. Gossip is a fast-moving and destructive force...and it not only hurts the person who is the subject...

The stories we make up inside our heads….

Dear Wonderful Girl, If we are very honest with ourselves, we have to admit that we tell ourselves made-up stories when we are feeling weak. We tell ourselves stories from our wild and beautiful imaginations, stories about how we cannot do the things we want to do,...