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A Letter to My Future Self

Dear Self

 

So…you’re older now (or is it I’m older now?).  I don’t even know what to tell you…me…You know what I mean… I’ll keep this short.

 

You have found your voice. Don’t ever lose it.

You are fire and ice – nothing wrong with that. Continue reading “A Letter to My Future Self”

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You Are Worthy

That’s right.  You are worthy.

 

So often we walk through life feeling less-than.  We crutch along on that inferiority complex we hold so dear.  We beat ourselves down to a pulp and allow others to do the same.  We deny ourselves freedom to be.

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35…Moving Along Swiftly

Yesterday I celebrated my thirty-fifth birthday.  It was quite subdued (not that I ever do wild parties and such).  I can tell that I’m growing older….and it’s not necessarily a bad thing (not counting tripping over my own two feet and still recovering three weeks later).  I can remember my thirtieth birthday like it was yesterday.  I just could not stop crying.  It was one of the saddest happy days of my life simply because I could not believe I was no longer 20-something.  I remember a time when my little cousin told me I was old when I was only 23-years-old (she was just 7-years-old at the time).  That was a time when I thought thirty was so far off.  Yet, here I am…five years shy of forty. Continue reading “35…Moving Along Swiftly”

She Gave Me

This week is Food Week on The Blog Tag. The writing post for this piece is Food Memory.  When I put food and memory together the thing that comes to mind is my gran in her kitchen.  She is no longer with us but her memory lingers still.

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My Open Letter To…The Bully

This week on The Blog Tag we have the theme of Literature.  The prompt for this post is “My Open Letter To…”.

 

Dear Bully

I know it’s been a while.  I thought I’d update you on my life.  And how awesome it has turned out…despite your nay-saying.

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