Summer Blog Series: Using Your Story to Propel You Forward

Enlightenment is growing all the time. It is not something that happens once and is then complete." -Rhich Nhat Hanh A million steps backwards -- that's what it felt like. I sat in my Chicago hotel room, picking at the room-service Caesar salad. My appetite had all but diminished the past two days, my mind …

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With My Heart: The Lesson(s) of 2015

Life is not the way it's supposed to be, it's the way it is. How you deal with it is what makes the difference." - Virginia Satir "Meg, it's perfectly normal to feel a little out of sorts. You've been overseas for a month on your own. I can't imagine being gone that long!" I …

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Lessons for Living: Keeping My Dad with Me Part II

Keep the earth below my feet For all my sweat, my blood runs weak Let me learn from where I have been Keep my eyes to serve, my hands to learn." - Mumford & Sons, Below My Feet Am I forgetting him? With nearly two years gone since my dad's death, I found myself asking this …

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A Christmas Lesson: Love the One (s) You’re With

I have finally seen the light I have finally realized I need to love…" -Muse, "Madness" I love holiday traditions. One of my all-time favorites was my mom, sisters, and my annual Christmas Eve together: Church with my mom's family, a pot of Grandma's famous chicken and dumpling soup at her house with aunts, uncles, and …

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