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Painted Perfection

I lived much of my life trying to be perfect. I mean really really perfect. The perfect I had created as an attainable standard in my mind. Perfection is a heavy load to bear. It’s a suffocating, crushing weight. And frankly, I’m not strong enough to carry it any more. It actually takes incredible strength… Continue reading Painted Perfection

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When All is Not Calm and All is Not Bright

I woke up this morning feeling like a train wreck. (Recovering from surgery to my shoulder). Aching everywhere from trying to will my body into comfortable positions last night, adjusting pillows and blankets because there is about a quarter of an inch difference between comfort and pain. About a quarter inch difference between comfort and… Continue reading When All is Not Calm and All is Not Bright