As someone who had once stopped dreaming, stopping thinking of the bigger picture, I felt is was important to leave a thought nugget or two about dreams; having them, following them, holding on to them. Remember, the dream is both the first step and the fuel. The rest is hard work, tenacity, and faith in yourself.... Continue Reading →

Quiet Mourning

Today I laid awake and thought about you It's almost crippling sometimes How much I miss you How I wish you wouldn't have gone away And left us to go on with only memories Thought about you teaching me to cook But hating how I experimented with every spice and seasoning in the house I... Continue Reading →

If you can’t be brave…

I read Lisa Scottoline's book, Killer Smile, and I really liked it, but what spoke to me was what the older lady being interviewed said to Mary, the main character. "If you can't be brave, be determined, and you'll end up in the same place." To me that quote was exactly what I needed to... Continue Reading →

God’s Promise II

You watch for me, looking for a miracle but expecting none You pray without believing that I hear you Thinking that your hopes are far too small for me to deal with You wake every day wanting a change, waiting for your opportunity And every night you go to bed discouraged Not every open door... Continue Reading →

Confirmed Hypocrite

The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite! Tennessee Williams I love helping people find their true passions. I love watching the journey of a person who’s trying to figure out the perfect blend of their passion into their everyday lives. I even teach an entire unit on it... Continue Reading →

The Journey Begins

Hi, I'm Cece V. Call me Cece. No, that is not exactly my real name, but for the purposes of our journey my government name is not necessary.  I am 31 years old with a husband of 6 years, a super energetic 3-year-old boy, and two very eccentric dogs.  My home life is full. Very... Continue Reading →

The Full Story

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.  — Lao Tzu When I was 16, toward the end of my junior year of high school, my mother was diagnosed with lung cancer. My senior year of high school was spent nursing her through it while taking care of my teenaged sister and... Continue Reading →

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