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The Pain Of A Broken Heart

behind our lives charlene carr

Have you ever had your heart broken? Most of us have. Most of us know what it feels like to ache in a spot so deep it takes our breath away, to be baffled by the fact that we didn’t know this type of pain was possible. To literally feel like

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Crisp air, brilliant leaves, and a time for reflection

Charlene Carr drinking tea

Crisp air, brilliant leaves, a time for reflection, and of course … tea! I’ve never liked being cold …. scratch that. I hate being cold, and almost always am. Despite my double thick socks, and two to three sweaters, I often find myself chilled even when my husband sits across

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When Life Imitates Art

charlene carr endometriosis awareness

Imagine living years of your life knowing something was horribly wrong inside of you, knowing your pain couldn’t be normal, but consistently being told that it was. Imagine large aspects of your life being defined by that pain—the confusion, isolation, and fear it would cause—yet being told it was all in your head or you just weren’t strong enough to deal with it.

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Stories are powerful.

stories are powerful

Stories are powerful. This is a truth I’ve believed for years because I’ve experienced it. As a child, the books I read took me out of my own world, my own fears, my own pain, and allowed me to find myself in other worlds. Worlds that, despite their inherent dangers, were

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Can happiness be measured on a scale?

skinny me charlene carr

  It’s January—new beginnings, new goals, and for many, myself included, the need for a new pair of jeans. If you’re like me though, you don’t want to buy that new pair of jeans, rather, you want to fit back into your old pairs! I may be exaggerating a bit

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What’s the big fixation? New Year’s Resolutions or Old Year’s lessons

New Year's Resolutions?

If you could go back over your year and get one do-over, just one, would you? If you would, what would it be? This is the time of year when people determine to look toward the future, to think about the goals and resolutions they want to make for a

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Oh, the cycles of life!

Where There Is Life - cycles

Have you ever noticed how full of cycles life is? It seems time and time again we learn the same lessons, we make the same mistakes, or different mistakes in similar ways, and then, again and again, we have the opportunity to grow, to become this better, stronger person. If

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Inviting Calm

Calm
I found myself sitting in my office this week, papers strewn across the floor, tears running down my face. I felt like a failure. You ever been there? Deep down I knew, I mean I REALLY knew I was not a failure. It didn't even make sense to think I was one.Keep Reading ...

The Journey Never Ends

Mark Twain Twenty Years From Now

  Over a decade ago now I was packing up my bags and preparing for what I imagined would be the adventure of a lifetime. There were two things that gave me the drive, the excitement, and the courage to travel to the other side of the world. One was

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What shall I be feeling?

what shall I be feeling?

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I woke up on Canada Day in a slump. And I mean a big slump. An – I don’t want to do anything, I feel horribly listless about life in general type of slump. It was bad. I knew I had two options. I could

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