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Strength Comes In All Forms

17 October
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Ever think about strength? It comes in countless ways, unexpected, can catch you off guard, and even full of  surprises sometimes. But, our own strength – even if untested – is within us waiting for that call to action. Inner strength is powerful and profound. Strength is everywhere. You just need to know you can […]

Lesli’s Story – Always Evolving

24 September
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Today,  I realized I hadn’t done a Blog for Lesli’s Story in several months. As time has a way of doing……it seemed days and weeks were gone in an instant, evaporating into the gentle breezes of the summer wind, and going as quickly as the fluttering of an eye. And yet, every second is as […]

Wisdom Along The Way

13 July
Serenity of Time

On this day, July 13, 2018, I celebrate, acknowledge, and mark 28 years, since I began traveling the long and winding road of being a cancer survivor. My tenacity has always guided the direction my journey takes. No matter how long the road, or how high the Herculean struggles and challenges have been – I […]

The Gift Of Unconditional Love

17 June
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Father’s Day is a very special day in the lives of all of us. If you are lucky and fortunate to have your father here this year…….make sure you call him and “love on him” for a few precious moments. These men of bigger than life proportions we call different forms of endearment; father, Daddy, […]

The Love Of A Mother

13 May
My Beloved Mother

Today we honor all Mothers. The women in all our lives that have made a difference, impact, and have shaped who we are today. I proudly honor my Mother today. She gave me the precious gift of life.  She showered me with never-ending guidence along with her loving, caring, and gentle tenderness. She set the […]

Why I Do What I Do! A Guiding Touch

05 June
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Motivation is a very welcome companion and partner on the road to well-being, fitness, and overall good health. But, it helps to have an incredible pathfinder by your side to encourage, support, and light your way. Such it is, with me. I began a journey of physical renewal and strengthening in October, 2015. My guide, […]

Strange Bedfellows

19 May

Creativity and dreaming seem like interesting, but, a very odd pairing of minds and friendship.  Perhaps, they aren’t your first thought of a “couple”…….like Audrey Hepburn  and Breakfast at Tiffany’s or Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, or even Peanut Butter and Jelly! However, in the quiet moments reserved just for you — this is where these […]

A Joyous Gift

16 March
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The greatest treasures in life are the relationships we build during our life’s journey. They add texture, a listening ear, caring comfort, the wonderful feeling of belonging, and perhaps, even a hand to hold in difficult times. The bond between special friends is truly the gift you give yourself! The friendship between women is almost […]

Living With Uncertainty As A Companion

21 July
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When you live with any chronic condition, illness or disease you share your living space with something extraordinary — uncertainty. Now, I hear you saying, extraordinary? How can that be? Isn’t uncertainty like walking a tight rope all the time? Perhaps. The dictionary defines uncertainty as: The state of being uncertain; doubt; hesitancy, unpredictability; indeterminacy; […]