Live in the Light

I recently heard a woman complaining about how much she dislikes the early darkness in the evenings now that we’re no longer on daylight saving time. Amid her whining, she seemed unaware that we traded extended light in the evenings for sunlight earlier in the mornings. Our world is full of darkness, not the kind […]

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Fear Not

In less than a week, an ISIS zealot drove a truck onto a bicycle path in New York City, killing 8, and a man, who received a bad conduct discharge from the military and served a year in confinement, entered a church and unloaded automatic weapons on the congregation, killing 26, plus an unborn child. […]

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Truth or Myth?

*Today marks one year of Forward Motion blog posts. Thank you for following, reading, commenting, sharing, and tweeting! Last week, I got an email promoting a book about the magic of vibrations and the acts and mindsets that increase your frequency. Usually, this type of email gets an automatic hit of the delete button, but […]

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On the Edge of the Storm

Earlier this week, the sky darkened and wind-whipped branches slammed into each other as leaves cascaded to the ground. Rain poured with ever-increasing force. While I knew rain was in the forecast, I was surprised to hear emergency sirens blast. Then a tornado warning text appeared on my phone. While we experienced high winds and […]

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The Impact of Illness

Most of last week, I was down for the count with an upper respiratory illness that had more symptoms than I care to list and left me feeling like a wet piece of laundry on the spin cycle. There were days when I considered taking a shower an accomplishment and gave myself brownie points if […]

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Life on the Highwire

If you’ve ever watched a tightrope walker on a highwire, you’ve probably experienced simultaneous feelings of anxiety and hope. Although you know practice and repetition will probably ensure safe passage to the little platform on the opposite end of the rope, there is still concern that all may not go as planned. Many tightrope walkers […]

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New Life

This week a much-anticipated event came to fruition. My daughter gave birth to a sweet little man. His arrival happened a little sooner than expected, but he came in God’s perfect plan and timing. The sweetness of tiny hands and feet, silky smooth skin, perfect little nose, tiny sighs, and squinty eyes peeking at his […]

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Selective Listening

Our world is full of noise these days. Have you noticed? Everyone has an opinion and is taking freedom of speech to the extreme. Social media rants, protests, negative news reports, and arguments in restaurants and workplaces bombard our senses daily. Other voices hint at war as leaders trade insults and threats. After a while, […]

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Storm Recovery

In recent days, the news has been filled with reports of hurricanes barreling toward the Caribbean and southern states. After the swirling masses pass through, weaken, and blow themselves out, the reports come of devastation—deaths, lost homes and possession, and wrecked lives. My husband and I are in the middle of a uncharted storm, an […]

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