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Asked and Answered

An interesting question was posed today in a Facebook group I engage in.

“Can you think of a situation in which you felt rejected or in which someone disapproved of something you said or did? 763 more words


Joyous Smile

For me, joy now comes with my ability to live & truly experience each day… each moment… intentionally & with gratefulness in my heart.

It comes with my new appreciation for LIFE & with my desire to taste & see all of the pieces in my world working together for my good; for my growth! 192 more words


Believe-Dream: Ellen Hutson Challenge

I really enjoy making and giving cards that are inspirational. This is especially true when someone I know is going through some difficult times. I want them to know that they are not alone and that I’m thinking of them. 174 more words

Essentials By Ellen

Throw it the Right Way

Worrying sucks the life out of me. I’m sorry if that sounds abrupt,  but worry can be a ferocious enemy.

The other day I realized I had been spending a lot of my time and energy worrying on a particular situation. 502 more words


A Life Well Knit

Jean was one of my adopted moms. I have a wonderful mom of my own, I just got the privilege of having  an extra. I used to joke with her that she was my black mom and that I was actually black too, just hidden on the inside. 1,434 more words

Opening the Door to Greater Things

Whenever a door closes, another door to greater things opens. When I lost my job as a research scientist while on maternity leave earlier this year, it was a big blow to our family. 403 more words

All Things Premed

Don't Sleep On Me

Don’t Sleep On Me!

The storms of life are going to come. It is a part of life. We have our sunny days, rainy days, cold days, hot days, foggy days, windy days and our stormy days! 723 more words