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Why Am I Stuck in This Life?

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Why Am I Stuck in This Life?

There’s a day in my journal where I wrote, “I just don’t want this life I’ve been given. I know it doesn’t work that way, but I can’t do this anymore.”

On this particular day, I was reminded of the taste of disappointment. I was reminded of how disappointment takes hold of your heart and seeps into every pore in your body.

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Lessons from My Mother: Whose Behavior Can You Control?

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Lessons from My Mother: Whose Behavior Can You Control?

My mother is a strong survivor of a marriage with an alcoholic. She did a great job getting free and healthy from that relationship, and I had the privilege of learning from her as she learned new lessons for herself. Her lessons have become my life mantras that I whip out whenever they apply.

One of those is her epic question: “Whose behavior can you control?”

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When Hope Waits Years Down the Road

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When Hope Waits Years Down the Road

The show Parenthood will rock your world in the most beautiful ways. Sometimes I think that they watched my life just to get some writing material. It resonates with so many people because so many people's lives actually look like this. Although, some people can't watch it because it will make you feel all the feels, and people have enough of that going on in the real world. 

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