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Your Power Within #AJourneyCalledSmith

Look within the words of a child to see the worth in you. #AJourneyCalledSmith

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Discover Joy [#AJourneyCalledSmith no.5]

I was recently faced with the question of whether I knew the difference between happiness and joy.  I have to admit that I did not and tended to use the words interchangeably. Little did this person know that at that very moment, I needed to experience the difference more than ever.  I was exponentially devastated […]

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Timelines: A Lesson In Adulting [#FleurDeFat no.5]

Timelines: from an early age I learned the importance of them. In elementary school, that’s how my social studies teacher taught the topic of class daily, by drawing a timeline on the plastic projector sheets and explaining the order of events in history. For many years, I thought that time was linear, that my experiences […]

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Find Your Story [#The Flying Mom]

“Maris, the only difference between you and your captain will be your stories. The airlines will always be there. Go find your stories.” he said as we stood around the hangar on the north shore. I had come to know Bruce through his love for Stearmans and my gravitation towards hearing that melody of the […]

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Are You Single? [#TheSoulGrind]

Yes …. I’ve chosen to be single. You know what I get tired of hearing? That the reason I am single is because a man abused me. Let that soak in. Yes, I was in a very abusive relationship. That type that makes your stomach turn and your bed seem like a sentence to a […]