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The Passing of a Friend

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Yesterday I attended the memorial of a truly good woman who was a very close friend of our family.  She was so close that I considered her my aunt.  Although I really feel that no one dies before their time, this is a woman that I wish could have stuck around a lot longer.  I learned by all the people who stood and spoke about her and their experience with her that she impacted them in great ways.  She loved, taught, inspired, and sacrificed for so many and it was a beautiful thing to witness the testimonies of friends, family, and colleagues.  One of the great things about my aunt was that no matter what she may have been going through personally, she never let it hold her back from her goals or from helping others.  Her attitude was a perfect example of how we should all be.  She was always positive and was a woman of great faith...such a great role model.  Saying goodbye to her was yet another reminder that we do not know when our time is up.  The constant messages of the service w…

24 Things to Always Remember

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Get Up!

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Joyce Meyer's video message for today was powerful! It's about getting beyond life's disappointments, not making excuses, and moving forward. I love these quotes... "Get up!" "If you want to have power, the self pity has gotta go!" "Everybody in God's economy has an equal opportunity."
This video is a must see.  It's just 28 minutes long and well worth the time so please click on this link and click on the video dated 4/12/10. http://bit.ly/bLOM3e

Make it a great day!

How are You Doing?

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Someone asked me the other day, "How are you doing?" and my response was...I'm living my life like it's golden!  It's the name of a popular song by Jill Scott and is so fitting with where I am right now in my life...so fortunate and blessed to have supporting family and friends in my life.  Thanking my Creator and the universe for all positive things in my present and for all those positive things to come.

"I'm taking my freedom
Pulling it off the shelf
Putting it on my chain
Wearing it 'round my neck
I'm taking my freedom
Putting it in my car
Wherever I choose to go
It will take me far
I'm…
Living my life like it's golden

I'm taking my own freedom
Putting it in my song
Singing loud and strong
Grooving all day long
I'm taking my freedom
Putting it in my stroll
I be high-stepping ya'll
Letting the joy unfold
I'm…
Living my life like it's golden

I'm holding on to my freedom
Can't take it from me
I was born into it a…