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4-19-19 Quote of the day: forgiveness

I never knew how strong I was until I had to forgive someone who wasn’t sorry, and accept an apology I never received.

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4-10-17 Quote of the day: Be Proud.

You’re so hard on yourself. Take a moment. Sit back. Marvel at your life: at the grief that softened you, at the heartache that wisened you, at the suffering that strengthened you. Despite everything, you still grow. Be proud of this.

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One Police Captain Speaks Out about the Opioid Epidemic

Michael Zohab will be speaking at our Substance Abuse Support Group on May 1, 2017.   The opioid epidemic is reaching massive proportions. Nationally, 78 people die of an opioid overdose. In Virginia, 3 people die every day from an overdose. Too many families in Virginia and nationally, are dealing with heartbreak and loss as […]

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Whole-hearted Living & Inspiration from Brene Brown

Whole-hearted Living & Inspiration from Brene Brown I typically do not subscribe to celebrity fandom, but viral TED talk speaker Brene Brown is one exception to the rule. I know her Texan girl-next-door persona and sarcastic attitude won the hearts of many, but that was not why I hurriedly pushed through security at the Omni […]

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Quote of the day: Transitions

She understood that the hardest times in life to go through were when you were transitioning from one version of yourself to another. -Sarah Addison Allen

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3-19-17 Quote of the day: Be Brave

Don’t let yourself be controlled by three things: people, money, or past experiences.

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The Season of Lent: Six Weeks for Improving Yourself

Image: Stephen Smith / OpenBible.info   The Season of Lent: Six Weeks for Improving Yourself   This may have happened to you. You are out with your friends, and suddenly one of them trades in their favorite beverage for a lemonade. And then it occurs to you: Lent!   Giving up something for Lent is […]