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5 Reasons Donating Your Favorite Things Makes Sense – Give Like Oprah and Ellen

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“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”
Winston S. Churchill

Do you often wonder what or who do give to over the Holiday season? Do you feel overwhelmed searching for a what to offer those in need (even with little money)? Fear not.  One way to help is to start with your community, your family or your inner circle. Often giving starts close to home, and there are many families who would be thrilled with as little as a fresh bag of groceries.  Trust me, I have been there, and will be receiving a  Christmas basket this year, however, I donate something every single year, something fun, that I know I would like to receive.  It makes the ripple effect even sweeter.  Continue reading

Time is Precious – Remembering Newtown by Cathy Moryc-Recine

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“I don’t remember who said this, but there really are places in the heart you don’t even know exist until you love a child.” 
― Anne LamottOperating Instructions: A Journal of My Son’s First Year

It’s been a little more than a month and I still think about it.

I think about how that Friday morning may have begun for them. Maybe it was a lot like the morning I had with my own kids? Continue reading

Together Again – Interview with Laurie Stephens

Introducing Laurie Stephens, mom, blogger, author, and all round amazing woman.   For Laurie, adopting her daughters from China was an extraordinary experience on many levels.  In addition to bringing the children into her life, it deepened her spiritual awareness in ways that she did not expect.  Read the interview to find out more: Continue reading

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