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After a 3 hour workout Saturday morning, I had to run home, shower and rush to open my store! I was exhausted and not happy at all about having to work. The good news is I was graced with some of my favorite customers along with a couple of frolic first timers that absolutely made my day! The subject in particular came in with her daughter! Both of them were dressed to the nines, and full of energy. While her daughter looked around, I started talking to the mother. I immediately commented on how good she looked and she informed me she was 83 years young! She had on a necklace with a beautiful black and white picture in it!...

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Letters of Love in a Boys Bear

As Wilks was about to turn one, I had one of my better ideas to make him a build a bear, and I asked all of his grandparents and his uncle along with his father and myself to write him a letter to go in the bear to be opened on his 16th birthday. He has always had the bear and he knew one day we would cut into it and see what was inside. He came to me last night and asked if he could go ahead and open it, and I said of course as I was anticipating it myself. Two of his grandparents are gone now so I knew it would be awesome for them to get...

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Bring on 45

As I enter into the 45th year of my life, I have stopped looking at what I need to change in others, and strive to always look at what I can change in myself. I know without a doubt today that no one can make me feel anything that I don’t already feel about myself. So when I do feel bad about myself, it’s my sole responsibility to simply change my attitude and stay off the pity pot. I’ve come to the realization that I cannot focus on what I don’t have, I have got to focus on what I do have which is an amazing life full of Gods grace and blessings. I have learned to find the good...

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Destiny

As I sat on our boat this afternoon fishing with my soon to be 14 year old daughter, I thought to myself how amazing she is. This past Saturday night, I felt the same way when my soon to be 16 year old son actually sat on the sofa to watch a movie with me. I catch myself questioning my parenting from time to time as I marvel at the people they are becoming. I wonder, have I scared them enough to say no to drugs? Have I prepared them for lifes inevitable heartbreaks and disappointments? Have I instilled a sense of humility in them to save them from arrogance or self centeredness? Have I taught them grace and gratitude...

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Daring to Date in 2018

Dating in 2018 checklist.. 1. Self love2. Self respect3. Self worth4. He’s Just Not That Into You By Greg Behrendt on your bedside table 5. Jesus calling 6. Best Girlfriends 7. Sense of Humor8. Perspective9. Standards10. Gratitude11. Prayer12. Rocking outfit Now that we have established the list of necessities one needs to date safely in 2018, I am going to give you a little homework. So sit down and make a list of all the things you want to find in a man or woman. Go ahead and dare to dream of the perfect person for you. He may be tall, dark, and handsome or she may be an effortless knock out. Those things are not what I want you...

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