Category Archives: changes

My PRK Experience: Part 1

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  I had PRK vision surgery three weeks ago, and I think it’s safe to say it was a success! Throughout the process, I read LOTS of information and personal accounts about the surgery, and I believe that good preparation … Continue reading

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Enough, Seriously

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For the past month, I’ve watched countless walkers, bikers, and runners stream by my gate in my new neighborhood, but haven’t had time to join them. This week, I needed to check on the hours of a business up the … Continue reading

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Moving On: Home At Last

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Hope begins in the dark; the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. – Anne Lamott Looking at pictures from last summer makes me a little uncomfortable. Underneath … Continue reading

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Moving On: A List of Goodbyes

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With less than a week to go until my move, I’ve been reflecting a lot about what I will and won’t miss. When I first thought seriously about moving, I had a vision of a nice family who would love … Continue reading

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Ask, Seek, Knock, Live

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About a month ago, I was on the phone with my brother as we both drove to work. He wanted my opinion on a slightly crazy idea he had. “I think it would be fun,” I told him, “and I … Continue reading

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Hope and Possibility

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rainbow I witnessed yesterday evening I feel more hopeful than I have in a long time. For years, I’ve been in a kind of stasis. Even as I’ve changed a lot on the inside, I’ve felt like I’m standing still … Continue reading

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Alive to Change

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I am not a natural fan of change. As an Enneagram Type Six, I seek security, and security usually means things staying the same. When my life got turned upside down, I became a lot more flexible and open, and … Continue reading

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Seasons of Life

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A friend recently told me about a women’s retreat workshop she attended, Seasons of Life. The speaker, an older woman, just shared her story and how God worked in the different stages of her life, dropping threads and later picking … Continue reading

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A New Family Chapter

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My New Year jaunt to Nashville was important to me, and not only because of the holiday. It was my last opportunity to visit Debra, Lance, and Niecy there. My sister and her little family are moving to southeastern Alabama … Continue reading

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