Category Archives: Living your dreams

Perseverance

It may feel that you are running a marathon in your recovery right now. Picture every step that you take will get you closer to the goal that you have set for yourself. You may stumble this year and you … Continue reading

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What’s Your Recovery Vision?

What does your recovery vision look like? If you have been keeping a recovery journal, your words are the keys to your recovery vision. You may have heard the words vision board or treasure mapping. On a piece of a … Continue reading

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Stepping Outside Of The Box

Later tonight I will go to a performance in which I will be a part of. The first time I did open mic night was at a local coffee house. The owner “had” to sensor my poetry. It was not … Continue reading

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All I Have

All I have is you oh Lord. You alone know my sufferings. You alone are faithful to me callings. I have nothing to fear when you are near me. I desire to be closer to you. I desire to be … Continue reading

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Healing Testimony

What is your healing testimony. Yesterday I spoke just part of my testimony at a Leadership Conference in college. Telling my story rejuvenated my mission of recovering from life’s hurts,habits, and hangups. This past week has been a roller coaster … Continue reading

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What Does Self Care Look Like?

Self care has to be healthy behaviors. I recently had a college professor tell me that I needed to take care of myself. I bought myself an assistive writing device that would help me in college. Going to college at … Continue reading

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God The Pilot

Sometimes life’s flight plans change. I never thought that one day I would walk away from a 17 year nursing career. But I did. I never thought that after 8 years I would be so close to starting a new … Continue reading

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