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Living This New Year According To Me

Oh, The Plans We Make… This time last year, I had just graduated with two Bachelor’s degrees and I was preparing to enter graduate school in pursuit of my Master’s. Until my very last semester in college, I had planned on getting my Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy. But then I visited some programs, did more research, and after shopping around, worried that it was not for me. Instead, after years of much bullying—er, encouragement—from respected professors, I decided to accept an assistant teaching position with the English department

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Holy Encounters In 2016

Bee In My Bonnet Three years ago on this very day, my thoughts went to holy encounters and recognizing when you are in the middle of one. Facebook has this “Memories” feature and it reminded me around 6:00 this morning of a post that I did on December 30, 2012 – the eve of New Year’s Eve. If you are as I am, this is the time of the year that you get really reflective – on the year coming to an end, the resolutions that you actualized and those

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New Year, Better Woman

The Year In Review A lot has happened over the last year, which leads me to wonder at what age we will stop saying that. I am also thinking about the new year. Anyways, my year was full of ups and downs as I am sure everyone’s was. It was my first year of marriage, and boy, was I in for a surprise. People always say marriage is hard but it is hard in a way that is indescribable. I also started a new job almost a year ago and


Leave The Past Behind This Year

Relish It And Move On Looking back on the past can either be an enjoyable experience or a painful one. Sometimes the glance back to the past is merely that – a glance. You do not dwell on it, you simply have a peek and that peek has no particular effect on you. Christmas signifies many things for me. It might be the same for you. One of the most significant things about the season is that it means the bells are tolling on yet another year. Recently, I shared