My Inner Critics

by Mary Ellen Collins How does my inner critic show up in my life? She yells at me. She shows up when I have made a mistake, and I couldn’t get away with it if I tried. She always tells me what I have done wrong. She never calls me...

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Path

by Marisa Saenz What happens to you when life takes a turn for the worse? I, personally, get emotional. Most of the time, I have difficulty communicating effectively. Of course, who can? It’s times like these that most people are concentrated on surviving the hour or day. Sometimes just eating...

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Write Your Own Story

By Cathy DiBella *Watch this video first or this blog will not make sense.” Let me say right here – this blog is NOT about losing weight or eating healthy. I’m just using the commercial to make a point. I promise. The whole point of this blog is what comes...

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I Can’t See

By Mary Ellen Collins I can’t see. Rain pouring down in buckets. Cats and dogs! Think I will take the long way home. Slower, but not as much traffic. Probably easier than the speed-crazed interstates. I don’t know that I have seen this much darkness and rain. The dark envelopes...

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Who We Truly Are

By: Cathy Crosby (Guest Blogger) God is the One who I’ve pressed into during difficult times in my career and as I’ve navigated my journey as a motherless daughter. He has taken these two life experiences to help me discover that my true identity is found neither in a career...

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Welcome to The Club

By: Mary Ellen Collins When you lose a mother, you become a member of the Motherless Daughters Club, a club no one wants to belong to and yet here we are. On a journey, coping with our loss, striving to either create or maintain our identity. A life-long grief journey....

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Feelings Are Not Facts

By: Mary Ellen Collins I am feeling pretty down today. Questioning everything about me. As in control as I may seem on the outside, I am a softie on the inside. I recently got some negative feedback from someone and it just devastated me. I am blown away. I was...

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Tell Them What They’ve Done

By: Christine Fishel I made my friend cry. She’s tough as nails, so it caught me off guard. I had written a short note to tell her how she had impacted my life, a part of a larger gift from many women influenced by this amazing leader’s ministry. She told...

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