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Up until now, every dog I have ever owned has been a runner.  If the front door was left open…..out she would run……….. no regard for her safety or the safety of those around her. I always worried about the real possibility of my dog getting hit by a car……..knocking someone over…

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Living On Purpose • Know what your soul longs for • • Say YES to things that get you closer • Say NO to things that don’t • Make Choices that Create the Juicy Life of your Dreams~ ON PURPOSE Haley, my niece, just turned 16………………………………………. and I don’t really know…

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I love roller coasters.   The bigger the better.  I love feeling the wind on my face as I speed around the turns and loop-d-loops.  Upside down, inside out and round and round. I do NOT, however, love the “free fall” rides.  You know the one’s where you are ushered into…

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Today we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday. He was revolutionary.   rev·o·lu·tion·ary adjective \-shə-ˌner-ē\ : relating to, involving, or supporting a political revolution : causing or relating to a great or complete change Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and message of nonviolent civil disobedience and genuine equality caused…

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I want to be brilliant ……………………….insightful ……………………………..polished….. I want to wrap my transformation up in a beautiful box, tie a big satin bow on it and present it to you…..I want you to open the box with eager anticipation….pulling the edges of the ribbon slowly and peering inside…witnessing my epic transformation. (hear…

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Day 5 Friday May 23, 2014   Today is the empowerment event for more than 300 teachers and educators at the Monrovia Civic Center.  Each team has about an hour and a half to give their presentations. My team has decided that each of us will speak individually, sharing a personal…

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Day 4   Thursday May 22, 2014 It is time to leave Grand Bassa and the funky Sparks Hotel that has been home for the last few days. Today we visit The Becky Primary School. Funding the completion of this school is a big part of this whole adventure. In…

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Day 2 Part 2   Tuesday May 20, 2014   Dancing, singing and clapping…. We make our way from the creek….. Big-Blue-Life- Altering-Buckets and Filters in hand back to the center of the village…… The children run ahead…..laughing…..playing……. The rain stops….The earth is wet beneath my shoes …. the lush foliage…

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Day 1 A School for Girls   Monday May 19, 2014   Them…….. confident  sassy  empowered  beautiful  connected  excited  singing  dancing  clapping  knowing  happy  safe Me………. excited  uncertain  confused  overwhelmed  incongruent  inauthentic  efforting  wanting missing It is Monday morning. Day 1 of an 8 day marathon of events. Our bus…

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Outside of Roberts International Airport Monrovia, Liberia   May 17, 2014   I walk out of the terminal and into a whole new world. A large chain link gate slams behind me.  There is no turning back now.  I am IN for the next 10 days. I am the first…

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