The Postman

"You made Mrs. March feel like she could see again. You made Ford believe he was part of something. You give out hope like it was candy in your pocket."

Robert Heinlein

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."

Gilda Radner

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”

Patrick Overton

"When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught how to fly."

Is Snarkier A Word?

Ya ever have one of those days when ya wake up a bit snarky and by day’s end you are even snarkier? (Is that even a word?) Today was definitely one of those days when I feel blessed to have such wonderful friends who will forgive me for an occasional snark filled day now and then. What does the Starbucks …

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Hope In The Light

Watching this storm from my balcony I found myself drawn to the brightness peeking through the clouds, reminding me that even in the middle of the biggest storms in our lives, often times when we can’t yet see the rainbow, we can still find hope in the light. “Serenity is not freedom from the storm, but peace amid the storm” …

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I Got Nuffin

I wandered around outside for a while trying to come up with ideas for today’s New Journey post. Did I mention how hot it is? I was trying to come up with something new and exciting, and maybe even a little bit witty, but guess what? I got nuffin! Big fat zero, zilch, nada. NUFFIN! It’s hot dang it! Even …

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No Ordinary Moments

With my eyes focused on nothing more than the pure magic of this precious baby’s foot, I thought about a quote from the book, Way of the Peaceful Warrior “There are no ordinary moments.” Dan Millman When we stop everything we are doing, if only for a moment to see the wonder of the world all around us, all of …

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What Was I Thinking?

They say that if you wait for the perfect time to start anything, you will never start, but why oh why did I choose now to begin a new journey? Did I not realize that it is two days before school starts and the kid needs supplies? Clothes? Did I forget it is tax free weekend here in Texas and a …

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