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Post Surgery Me

The saga continues

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December 11, 2017

And thank God it does! In August 2016, I was diagnosed with cervical cancer. The doctor caught it early and – after removing all my reproductive lady parts in September 2016 – I was deemed to be cancer-free and not in need of chemo, thank the Lord. In May 2017, Bob fell and broke his… Read More ›

Championing the right to age well

(NewsUSA) – In 1967, one of today’s most iconic runners made her mark in history. Despite an angry official who tried to push her off the course of the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer defiantly ran on, broke barriers and became the first woman to officially complete the legendary race. Today, at the age of 70,… Read More ›

Reach out

10 Ways to make yourself feel better

Is there a magic elixir for happiness? Should we be that thing called “happy” all the time? Is there value in disappointment and trials? Down days are inevitable. Sometimes all you need is a little boost to get you over the hump. Call a friend and tell them something you admire about them. This isn’t… Read More ›

Mattress Mack helping out

Be Bold

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love, and of self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7 Be bold. Be bold with the talents you have been given. Be bold in prayer. Be bold in caring for other people. Be bold. We are given the strength and courage for every… Read More ›

Golden Years

The purpose of purpose

In a recent study, researchers at University College London found that, for people over the age of 65, a sense of purpose and overall well-being meant that they were 30 percent less likely to die over a period of eight and a half years. This study followed over 9,000 English people and found that, at… Read More ›

Sunrise

Healing in forgiveness

And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. 1 John 4:16 (KJV) Forgive and forget. The forget part is hard. We mull over disappointment, wrongs done to us, wrongs we have done to others…. Read More ›

Life After a Fall

Attitude and aging gratefully

Life has sort of been on hold for my husband and me since early May when his femur broke and he had to have surgery. The surgery went well and thanks to great care at Alta Vista Regional Hospital and Vida Encantada, he came home from rehab a week earlier than anticipated. For the first… Read More ›

Aminata N. Mbodj

Aminata N. Mbodj: An Essay

Pure humanity extract, an elixir… Aminata’s resume is an amazing reflection of a young woman on a mission to be the best. Intelligent, courageous, creative, imaginative, and adventurous. When life took a train wreck of a turn, she reconnected with her love for music to center her, gain perspective and find new direction. She reached… Read More ›

Mirror Image

Buff Tough and American Made

Darlene Wright says Herd Wear products are Buff Tough. “Bison down is so warm because it has a moisture regain 12 times that of any other natural fiber. Unlike wools or synthetics, it holds your body heat even when wet.  It is naturally hypo-allergenic and most are machine washable. Wearing only makes them softer and… Read More ›

The Fence

The Fence

But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.  1 Samuel 16:7 (KJV) Life is, what it is. God’s… Read More ›

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