People have said to me that I’m a good mother. Then there was that one time when someone called me a deadbeat mother. There are the things people say about you and then the things you think about yourself.
I have been a mother for almost 20 years. The role has not always been sunshine and rainbows, but I think that’s the mental weight of what I thought it meant to be a mother.
I know it’s a hard day for a lot of people, so I won’t take up too much space talking about it. But I felt like this was worth putting out there…
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The other morning, when my husband asked me what I wanted to accomplish during the day, I had no idea how to answer him.
It wasn’t for a lack of things to do, of course. There’s always SOMETHING.
I couldn’t answer him because my mind was mush. And it wasn’t mush for any particular reason—maybe just a lot of reasonS (plural)…
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Do you have a favorite or lucky number? Or keep seeing the same ones everywhere you go?
Ever wonder if there’s a significance to them beyond their face value?
Certain numbers definitely have a special place in my heart and hold deeper meanings for me.
Shall we go on a little numerical journey together?
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So, what have we learned so far? That one (seemingly) random intentional choice can change the trajectory of your life and, by applying this concept practically, you can change the energy of your home. Nice!
Now, let’s explore creating a daily practice of setting intentions to inspire personal transformation…
Continue reading “the power of intention… (pt. three)”
When you have a profound realization like I had in that car, it leaves a mark.
But of course, a miraculous recovery from years of self-destructive behavior is (most likely) not gonna happen.
So, what did happen?
Continue reading “the power of intention… (pt. two)”
As a child, I was told that I could “do anything I set my mind to.” It usually wasn’t far behind “What do you want to be when you grow up?”
So, in my kid brain, “setting your mind to something” translated to a big picture idea. Like, if I wanted to be a doctor or lawyer, and worked really hard, it would happen.
Whatever the “thing,” it was always somewhere far in the future, promising eventual graspability. Regardless, I took it to mean that anything was possible.
It took me years—decades—to realize that “anything” had actually been within my reach all along…
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