Category Archives: strength


Driving home after the hysterical debacle last night that left the kids crying and scared, Gary and I had a hard time finding words to voice what was in our heads, in our hearts. It was so insane, irrational, senseless. … Continue reading

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A Woman of Strength

I received this quote from a friend this morning, and I absolutely love it. After a year like this past one, I can’t help but agree that the journey will either kick your ass or give you a spine of … Continue reading

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Second Wind

“Difficulty need not foreshadow despair or defeat. Rather, achievement can be all the more satisfying because of obstacles surmounted.” — William Hastie “Mountains cannot be surmounted except by winding paths.” –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe “Strength does not come from physical … Continue reading

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It’s been almost a month since Gary was arrested, and over these last few weeks, I’ve been told “You are so strong” and urged to “be strong” more times than I can count. It has left me questioning what strong … Continue reading

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