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Finding Strength

What helps you to get through the daily challenges of life?  Where do you find the inner strength to manage the hurdles that frequently occur?  The wisdom that people share when I speak on this topic never ceases to inspire me. Together we explore and...

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Find Strength in Connections

Find Strength in Connections To Self, A Higher Being, and Others in Love and Faith Love was definitely in the air at our recent “Be Strong” Wholistic Woman Retreat with Mountain Memories at ThorpeWood in Thurmont, Maryland. Fifty-two women convened in a beautiful...

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Road Less Taken

I like to plan things out and feel in control of any situation.  I want to know what is going to happen, when, and to have at least a reasonable idea of the outcome.  I love systems and processes – how to get from point A to point B the most efficiently,...

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Finding Me

If you are a regular follower of Wholistic Woman Retreats, then you know we are all agog over here about our upcoming retreat based on Carol deLaski's new book, "Lost and Found".  As I've been doing my part in preparing for this event, the question that keeps...

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Finding Peace During Challenging Times

Have you experienced a life-changing event?  A difficult or challenging experience that changed your life, as you knew it?  I have…several times.  The latest was last summer when we lost our home in the Black Forest wildfire in Colorado. Each of us has...

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Lost and Found ~ by Carol deLaski

Have you ever lost something? Perhaps, like me, you’ve experienced misplacing your keys or cell phone and felt the mild panic that arises as you mentally and physically retrace your steps to try and find them. It is also possible to lose less tangible things like your...

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Focus – How Engaged are You?

Are you engaged or disengaged with your work? If you admit to feeling disengaged, you’re not alone. Studies show that a whopping 71% of the US workforce is not engaged in their work. While it’s good to know that we’re not alone, it makes me wonder how the 29% who feel...

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A Message from Heaven

This is a picture of me and my cousin, Breanna, on my wedding day.  Two days ago, on February 11, 2014, she was killed in a car accident.  She was a passenger in a car which slid off a snow-covered road in North Carolina.  My initial reaction was one of...

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Nourish Your Heart

How are you “loving” your heart?   This February is the 50th Anniversary of American Heart Month declared by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964. Since that time much research has been conducted to find strategies to protect our heart from disease and death....

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