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  • The Power of Music

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    Each day I visit my hospice patients and hold a space for them to express their thoughts and feelings about their situation. At the end of my time with them, I usually sing them a song to bring them comfort. Sometimes they will sing with me – even those who haven’t spoken for months. Amazingly.… Read more

  • Transitions

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    Previously I’ve been posting things that have helped me work through the challenges of my life’s journey, (“life-hacks”). About five years ago, I attended Clinical Pastoral Training and learned a lot about all the different religions and psychology. I became certified as an Interfaith Chaplain. I now work in Hospice. I provide spiritual support to… Read more

  • Clean

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    When the world comes crashing down on me, I love the instant gratification of cleaning. By the time I get my frustrations worked out of my system by tackling a cleaning project, I not only feel better, but my physical environment has been drastically improved as well. Set the timer for 15 minutes. Pick the… Read more

  • Permission to be Delightfully Surprised

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    Remember that YOU are the one responsible for taking care of you. When you are wise enough to do the preventative maintenance necessary for your well-being and happiness, you’ll be able to not only take care of yourself but love and serve those around you as well! In the Bible there’s a scripture that says,… Read more

  • How to Stop Being a Hot Mess

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    “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” ~ Carl Bard I became single after 21 years of marriage. Because I didn’t have a degree and had few marketable skills. Everything was hard in those early days of being a single mom. I got… Read more