Life Issues

Why You Must Forgive, But Never Forget

In spite of the Darwinian theory “Survival of the Fittest,” I have always believed in having faith and hope in humanity.  I believe that the true essence of human nature is not to compete, fight and kill, but instead, to cooperate, love and protect. When I visited Prague, Czech Republic, my belief and views were […]

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What my Daughter Learned About True Wealth

“At the end of the day it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished… It’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better.  It’s about what you’ve given back.” —Denzel Washington There is a beautiful story I read long ago about a wealthy father who takes his son on a trip […]

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The Heart Knows Best

“Your true power comes from your ability to listen to your heart.” Has anyone ever told you, “Listen to your heart? It always knows!” All these years, I have used this phrase myself loosely and lightly, never realizing, how truly significant and real this phrase actually is. As a little girl, my dad, who was […]

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Never Lost. Never Alone

Have you ever been lost literally or figuratively? If you have, you are not alone. Do you remember 20 to 25 years ago, what it was like getting to an unknown destination before the convenience of our indispensable, Global Positioning System (GPS)? Better yet, think back of a time when MapQuest, Waze or Google Maps […]

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Discovering your Own Acres of Diamonds: The Secret to Unlocking Your Destiny and Happiness

I love the Christmas season. It’s the one time of the year when people are most kind, happy, festive and giving.  In the spirit of giving and sharing, I too would like to gift you something — a story that is at the core of an incredible lesson that I learned not too long ago. […]

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Finding your Gift

Are you living your destiny? Do you love what you do? Do you know your purpose? I believe that each one of us is born with a special gift to share with the world. Some people are more fortunate than others at finding and living in their purpose each day. As the saying goes, “when […]

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Chosen by an Angel

Every so often we are fortunate to encounter someone that touches our heart and changes our life. Dedicated to my Darling Emma! Someone once told me that we choose our parents before we are born for the purpose of our soul’s karmic needs. I laughed.  The idea of us having that much control and say, […]

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Fairest of Them All

“Tell the mirror what she’s heard before, I don’t want to be you anymore!” Are you guilty of staring in the mirror, looking and not liking what you see? Have you ever wished to LOOK and BE something OTHER THAN YOURSELF? I have! Not once, but many times in my life. I know this isn’t […]

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When Shit Happens…

“The way we choose to see the world, creates the world we see” Barry Neil Kaufman Have you ever had one of those days when nothing goes right? You can’t help but wonder if the universe is out to get you? It feels like you’re drowning in the challenges you face. Have you heard the […]

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What Betrayal Taught Me

Betrayal. This eight letter word conjures up scary thoughts.  Betrayal is one of the deepest pains we go through because it hits us at the core of our ability to love and trust. After my marriage ended I was grateful for the two loves of my life, my beautiful daughters. When I went into my […]

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