Calling all artist who are on the ledge. Don’t jump! (read this first)

She called me up. Talk me off the ledge, she said. I’m up here and I can’t get down. I’m stuck. I can’t get to my work. Her work is the very thing that scares her—her precious work that, when completed, will become our treasure. Her soul was crying for release, asking for her to go big, to create and release this beauty...

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A Relay of Control

It was with sadness and dread that I received a phone call from one of our hospital discharge planners telling me a patient, Joyce, had gone home and wanted me to call her. Joyce was a former coworker with me in another agency and was, ironically, their first hospice nurse.

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Write Like A MotherF!#@$!

That was the caption on a mug I saw on the web. I don’t know how I arrived at this website but you all know how that works—finding yourself at your next place before you’re ready to arrive. Uh hum, that little happy place (that’s sarcasm y’all). Hmmm, if only I could. I detest writing. I find it an inexplicably painful...

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Hair Is Overrated

“One thing I can tell you for certain is that you will lose your hair before your second treatment. And my advice is to buzz your head before it starts to fall out. ‘Cause if you wait ‘til it starts coming out it will be in your bed, it will be in your food, it will be in your shoes. Look me in the eye.

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Keep Hope in Your Heart

Here’s Something New To Feel Good About Today! Have you overcome a challenge that at the time seemed insurmountable? What were the circumstances that brought you to your knees? How did you find the strength to rise again? My heart goes out to all those in distress today. I know how hard it can be to pull yourself up when...

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Be Courageous, Take A Leap of Faith

“Here’s Something New To Feel Good About Today!” “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark. Professionals built the Titanic.” Jack Handey I love this quote, it reminds me to have a sense of humor about myself! When it comes to trying something new, are you fearless and courageous?...

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