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I’m Sorry Self

Big, fat, crocodile tears now. Her voice shook as she gripped my hand a little tighter. “I didn’t think it would matter mom. It’s mine.”

My heart broke a little as I started to explain. “Baby, you have to respect yourself and your property. You have to know how to take care of things. You are just as important as anyone else and you have to treat yourself with as much, if not more, respect than you treat others. You matter. You are valuable. And so are the things you care about. But you have to set that standard and know that first. Do you understand that?” Continue reading

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Published!

I had an article published for a non-profit recently. https://www.7billionones.org/shannon-legacy/

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Watch “Tears and Rain by James Blunt with lyrics.” on YouTube

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Leaving Home

I’m sorry, but I must leave you now. We’ve been through so much together, seen so much. I’ve come to know you intimately as you’ve repeatedly come into my life coupled with the words “I love you”. Hurt has become … Continue reading

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The Ocean at Dawn

The Ocean at dawn. The autumn leaves on a winding road. A majestic sunset. The end of an incredible book. Moments that take our breath away and bring tears to our eyes. The yearning for it to last forever and … Continue reading

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Still finding my ten.

Today’s gratitude moments were harder to come by… Moments fraught with “how is this going to work?” and “am I making the right choice?” seemed far more common today. Today was hard and messy. Today felt like failing more than … Continue reading

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Ten minutes

One. Her diving into my bed head first, “Good morning mom!” Two. “I don’t trust myself to crack the eggs. Can you just show me again?” Three. Puppet shows with new friends just because. Four. Him laughing, gut deep, unable … Continue reading

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