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Make Your Life a Gift

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Hi Everyone,

Thank you to everyone who left a comment on last week’s blog, My Prayer JournalI greatly appreciate your suggestions, and will try to incorporate as many of them as I can into the final version. Congratulations to Annie Bolick, who will receive a copy once it.

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My Prayer Journal

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Hi Everyone,

I try to begin each day with my ‘morning journaling practice’. I begin with a prayer of thanksgiving… for example, I have journaled countless variations of the sentiment below:

Most of my morning journals include a combination of prayers, blessings, doodles and.

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Heroes in Our Midst

Tuesday,October 31, 2017

Hey y’all –
It’s the last week of October, and since Joanne’s on a whirlwind East Coast tour, she asked me to do another guest blog post and share the Zenspirations® calendar page for November.
I know that I’ll use mine to record the things.

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Zenspirations® Digital Downloads & Emoji Sticker Update

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Hi Everyone,

In my September 5th blog post, Zenspirations® Emoji Stickers, I shared some of the designs I’ve been working on, and was delighted to get a lot of positive feedback. I am hoping to be able to launch the emoji collections before the end of the year,.

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Ribbons & Remembrance Rituals

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

 

Hi Everyone,

In addition to being prime time for fall foliage, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Everyone knows someone who’s life has been impacted by this disease. Breast Cancer is the diagnosis received by almost 250,000 of the 850,000 women who.

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Love Lives On

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Hi Everyone,

Today, October 10th, 2017, is the long-awaited day that Amazon starts shipping copies of my book, When You Lose Someone You Love. It’s filled with excerpts from the grief journals I kept after my husband died, and is a gift of comfort for anyone.

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Sometimes There Are NO Words…

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Hi Everyone,

I was shocked, dumbfounded and horrified when I heard the news about the Las Vegas shooting. How do you maintain your equilibrium during the seemingly endless onslaught of challenging events we’ve been facing? Texas, Florida, central Mexico, Puerto Rico and.

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The Gift of Forgiveness

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Hi Everyone,

Last week, Jews the world over celebrated Rosh Hashanah, the birthday of the world; this coming weekend is Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. It is customary to wish people a ‘sweet and happy new year’ at Rosh Hashanah, and an ‘easy and meaningful fast’ at Yom Kippur.

Pomegranates, a Biblical symbol.

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Questions & Conversations

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Hi Everyone,

As I was preparing for Irma’s impending arrival, I started to ask myself questions– What really matters to me? What do I cherish? What will I save if there’s a flood? Who is worried about me that I need to reassure? Who should I add to my.

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Awaiting the Storm

Sunday, September 10, 2017

 

Hi Everyone,

Two weeks ago, when I blogged about Houston and the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey in The Aftermath of the Storm, I had no idea that Florida would soon be facing an even deadlier storm. In less than 24 hours Irma– the.

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Zenspirations® Emoji Stickers

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Hi Everyone,

I really enjoy hand-lettering special messages for friends and family. As long time blog readers know, I design a LOT of birthday cards. Here are a couple of examples:

 

I express appreciation.

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The Aftermath of the Storm

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Hi Everyone,

Houston, the fourth largest city in America, is being deluged with the torrential of Hurricane Harvey… My heart goes out to everyone who is dealing with the devastation. Many people have lost everything; more than 56,000 people have called 911.

The Zenspirations® community is one of the most compassionate,.

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