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When I Say I’m Tired

When I say I’m tired Please don’t get it twisted, don’t misconstrue I’m not tired and bowing out, no I’m tired of explaining myself to you I’m tired of holding it in, and Sucking it up And swallowing words that become Swords that cut me from the inside I’m tired of you and your excuses… Continue reading When I Say I’m Tired

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Is You Is or Is You Ain’t

While much has been said about the importance of living a life steeped in gratitude, I’m not sure many of us who say we get it, really get it.  It was once pointed out to me that when saying we are grateful, we are saying we are full of gratitude. Being full of gratitude then… Continue reading Is You Is or Is You Ain’t

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Time to Quit Your Daydream

I know, I know. The popular saying is “Don’t quit your daydream,” and here I am saying the opposite: quit your daydream. No, I am not saying to give up on your hopes for your life.  No, there is nothing wrong with wanting more and wanting to add more to the lives of others. I… Continue reading Time to Quit Your Daydream

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Jesus and Seroquel: Where Faith and Life Intersect

Deirdre sat there, speaking rapidly and at times, seeming to forget to breathe.  We were meeting to conduct an intake screening to see if she was eligible for services at the clinic where I worked.  Doing what I could to keep the setting calm, I asked questions geared to help us get to the reason… Continue reading Jesus and Seroquel: Where Faith and Life Intersect