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Month: August 2017

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Life is full of new beginnings.  They’re around every corner.  A new school year, new family dynamics with a child sent off to college, a new job, new house, and there’s even a sense of newness to daily life after saying good-bye to a loved one.  With each rising sun, there is the promise of trying challenges and unexpected blessings, and they begin anew each and every morning. I used to spend all day Thursday with my mom in the…

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Cheering On and Building Up

Cheering On and Building Up

I completed a sprint triathlon a week ago.  I’m a runner, not a biker or a swimmer…for real.  I’d barely been on a bike for the last ten years, but with some encouragement from a friend, I pulled out my old bike that I bought back when my husband and I were first married, and after riding it around the neighborhood a few times, I felt like a pro. Until I saw my friend’s for real bike which looked something like this:…

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