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K L

Last summer, Tony and I spent 6 amazing days in Rome.  When we travel, we like to walk around and discover the new city….. foot-loose and fancy free.  No plan, just a sense of adventure and possibility.   We walked down endless cobble-stone-alleys…lined with small shops and cafés…. inevitably and suddenly…

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K L

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 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 3   Wednesday May 21, 2014   Today is the 3rd day of our 8 day program.  I left the states just 5 days ago….my cushy house with sparkly white toilets, high pressure hot showers and zero consideration of things like Ebola and Malaria. Today brings another full schedule….

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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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Roberts International Airport Monrovia, Liberia   May 17, 2014   I leave the baggage carousel to go to the bathroom. My luggage will have to watch out for itself for now. Upon exiting the bathroom, a no-nonsense-large-and-in-charge woman makes a beeline for me. “Do you need help?”  Perhaps it was…

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K L

Liberia was an incredible adventure. This video short was made for me by the fabulous Robert Evans of Life-List Living, No Regrets.  Completing the Becky School in Liberia is Robert’s passion and purpose.  It is a privilege to be a part of it. https://vimeo.com/user8416132/review/98498353/60583c261f  Thank you Robert! Authenticity, Vulnerability, Empowerment One…

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K L

I’m calling Bull Shit on my recovering perfectionist self…… 72 hours post-eye surgery, no make-up, sitting at my desk, early morning, in my PJ’s, watching the We Are the World music video from 1985………. crying like a baby. That video has been a tear jerker for me from day one!…

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K L

I am committed to looking for the good each and every day. Today I want to share a true story that changed me. Grace doesn’t come in the perfect moments. It cannot be forced. It just is, but you have to be open to seeing it. Take the challenge….within the…

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