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Graduating Against the Odds: How I Made it to My 20 Year College Graduation Anniversary

It's graduation season, and many students are graduating against the odds. Financial challenges, lack of support, illnesses, competing priorities, too many responsibilities and so many other obstacles keep many people from completing college. But…
Thankful When Life is Hard
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5 Tips for Being Thankful When Life is Hard

Yesterday as I driving down the highway thinking about Thanksgiving and wondering what I would do for the holiday. I also thought about how many situations in my life were not where I wanted them to be. As I sank deeper into my woeful feelings,…
Opportunities
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What Opportunities Are You Missing Because You Aren’t Asking?

I was recently talking to a friend I have known for almost 20 years. She shared with me how her son's ex-girlfriend who she had not talked to since her son dated her at least five years ago. However, she was honored that she had simply called…
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Daddy, Do You Know?

Several years ago I nervously left my son at home alone in my new apartment for the first time since my divorce. When I came home from the birthday dinner I had gone to, I didn't know whether to be proud or sad. With a tie sloppily hanging…

5 Lessons Learned from Losing Two Friends Under 40

At this moment, I am 19 days from my 38th birthday and a little more than two years from my 40th birthday. I pray that I will be blessed to see it on May 22nd because two of my friends did not. Last weekend I had the sad occasion of attending…

Collaborating. Not Competing. Women Celebrating Women.

I am a woman, hear me roar. Women are strong when we want to be weak. We laugh when we want to cry. Sometimes we cry (or even laugh) when we want to run away. We are mothers, wives, sisters, and friends. Also, we are caregivers to our children,…