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Archive | January, 2013

It's a journey

It’s a journey…

I don’t know what you were doing last night around six thirty but I was sitting in a tattoo parlor, waiting for Anna as she got a nose ring.  I gave some

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Thank you for those shared moments

Thank you for those shared moments

I sat in a large auditorium on Monday of last week with about a hundred strangers.  We were there to attend an orientation session for new employees

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Breathe deeply and know truth

Breathe deeply and know truth

One day in August of 2009 I dropped my 16 year old daughter off at a residential treatment centre in Utah, USA,  got in a rental car and headed

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Calling all survivors

Calling all survivors…

I have to apologise for my absence over the last few days...of course I'm assuming that I was missed!  It seems that we have  had a run of bad luck in

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Use your voice

Use your voice!

We hear the slogan "Break the silence; End the violence" in relation to Domestic Violence so very often, but what does this really mean?  How can

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A very big difference indeed

A very big difference indeed

I have started back to work again after having taken an extended leave of absence.  For those of you who are new to my posts, I am a Registered

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Here's to your next successes

Here’s to your next successes

I went to my second-last counselling session this morning at Catholic Family Services.  I have been going to see a VAW (Violence Against Women)

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A kindred spirit

A kindred spirit

If you had asked me three years ago who my good friends were, I really would have had a hard time answering.  Of course I could say Mary, my

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Creativity: refreshment for the soul!

Creativity: refreshment for the soul!

When I was a little girl I loved to make up stories; at first I would tell them to my stuffed animals as I lay in bed at night and then I started sharing them

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If not us, who will speak for our kids?

If not us, who will speak for our kids?

"The biggest problem that I see is that it is considered a family problem that should be handled privately. To think that is to completely

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