Posts by Jane

Music Crush Monday

When I first left my abusive marriage this song was popular. My daughter and I used to sing it together. It was so powerful and so healing at that time. I knew that I had learned to live half alive in that relationship. I knew that it has all but cost me my life. I…

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Music Crush Monday

Piece by piece I have been putting pieces together for myself. I’m not sure if they are fit together as they once were. But you know what? I kinda like me. I think I can be better, I think I can do more, I’m certain I’m not done with the pieces. I used to believe…

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Truth Talkin’ Thursday

Jim and I urge you to consider our current education system and take a hands-on approach to your child’s education. Something’s gotta give…and quickly or our kids don’t have a fighting chance.

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Word Crush Wednesday

When we finally come to the realization that all that is required of us is to be ourselves, treat others how we wish to be treated, and live up to our greatest capabilities we have begun to understand one of the most important lessons of life! Truly living isn’t in the things around you or…

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Music Crush Monday

I had an intense discussion with one of the people in my life that has been through everything with me yesterday. We grew up in the same small town and ended up living a couple of houses away from each other after we were married. Our children grew up together and we spent a lot…

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Truth Talkin’ Thursday

Jim and I discuss the present education system and how we are doing our youth and have also done ourselves a disservice by forcing a curriculum that isn’t geared at all to what the individual wants or is interested in.

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Word Crush Wednesday

This really struck me today. You know I’ve often found myself “settling”…for many things. I’ve settled for a McDonald’s burger when I really wanted a delicious thick juicy perfectly cooked steak. I’ve settled for friends who only want to get together when they have nothing better to do. I’ve settled for different shoes when they…

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Transformation Tuesday

JANEtalks on surrendering to you your own reality. I needed to remind myself today that while I have experienced some very trying times recently, I did not give up! Rather I surrendered to the reality and just let it happen. And you know what??? Everything worked out…exactly the way it was supposed to. And now…

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Music Crush Monday

I had never heard this song before. It came up when I googled songs about bringing yourself down. At first, it didn’t really connect with my thoughts, but the more I listened, the more I realized that in fact, it DID connect. It connected because even though what made the artists day a good one…

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TruthTalkin’ Thursday

Jim and I encourage all of us to take time out of our busy and intensely full lives to focus on the good times of the past that reflect in the accomplishments that make us who we are today. Remember the good times…that’s all it takes.

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Word Crush Wednesday

It is beneficial to accept and feel our emotions. It is necessary to allow ourselves to experience it all…the good the bad and the ugly. However, things go downhill very quickly when we get stuck there in the depth of feeling. Feel it, acknowledge it, accept it, deal with it and then let it go!!

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Music Crush Monday

What is it that causes us to choose to allow someone else’s beliefs, reasoning, words or actions define who we are, affect our ability to think for ourselves, change what we believe to be true to the point that we need to prove to ourselves that our truth is actually true? Read that again and…

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