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Faith, however small, can move mountains

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I take that mustard seed of faith, expecting the Lord to give me grace at the beginning of the next day, so I can take the next right step to move mountains.

In an extended hospital stay, advocacy is essential — and exhausting

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Advocacy expands our view of what we thought was possible to include what we once thought was impossible, giving us strength for the journey.

National Service Dog Month highlights the role of these specially trained companions

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Service dogs are specially trained to provide assistance for the specific needs of their human companions.

In this marathon called life, keep your eye on the finish line

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As runners passed us by, we stayed our course. Sometimes I felt that familiar feeling of not moving fast enough as runners passed. It was a mental exercise as well as physical just to stay focused on the goal to enjoy the walk and make it to the finish line.

When you can’t find hope, hope finds you

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Hope is much more than wishful thinking or threadbare optimism.

Freedom and independence in a morning ‘cup of joe’

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We declare respect for human life and liberty when we protect and support others in their independent pursuits of happiness — wherever they find them — whether moving through the community in a wheelchair or telling their stories in front of crowds of people or in that first cup of coffee made with unsteady hands.

In the end, love wins

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I see two things very clearly: We are all too quick to judge. And we all need to take more time to love.

The struggle — and hope — of starting over

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Everyone gets a chance to start over in little and big things in life. It’s hard for sure. These times are often called setbacks. I prefer to see these times as opportunities for new growth.

Stillness in the midst of chaos

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Stillness is hard work. It’s a battle of the mind and the soul.

A Mother’s Day reflection

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To my fellow “medical mamas” the ones I know and the ones whose eyes I meet while walking through the hospital halls — I wish you endless strength today.
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