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"Shattering Masks" Preview – Opening Chapter 6

"Shattering Masks" Preview – Opening Chapter 6

We are halfway through our weekend fundraising effort and we still have a ways to go before we reach the goal. I was asked to share an excerpt from the book and I am more than happy to oblige! This is one of my favorite moments in the story where my perspective on growing and healing took a turn for the better. I hope you enjoy it! Chapter 6 “It’s a new day and I’m learning that if my mind…

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Silent Reflections

Silent Reflections

Most of my blog entries start in my journal. Usually I will edit and polish my late night ramblings into something more share worthy. I decided not to touch this one. It’s a little bit stream of conscious so it may not “get to the point” like I prefer to do, but it’s a picture into my journey. It was a little after 8:00 pm before I heard the sound of my own voice today. I wasn’t ill, I wasn’t…

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Aloneness vs. Lonliness 

Aloneness vs. Lonliness 

Both singleness and marriage are shrouded in misconceptions. As I’ve talked with people since my separation and divorce, some of the biggest misleading thoughts seem to be centered around the simple concept of being by yourself. Years ago I was diagnosed with social anxiety disorder. I am also an extrovert. On the surface this might seem contridictory, but it really makes a lot of sense. As an extrovert I am energized by being around people. The more I am around…

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Private Liturgy: Final Thoughts

Private Liturgy: Final Thoughts

It has been a great week of being very deliberate to think about how I spend time investing in my relationship with God.  Seven posts in seven days was never my intent on this blog, but It has been very productive in my own walk.  An unplanned benefit of writing these posts is that I got to double dip – writing the posts the night before and having the meditation time in the morning. I wanted to share a final…

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