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Authentically Living a Life with No Regrets

Recently I was asked by a colleague if I had any regrets in my life. It is not the first time I've heard this question, but it is the first time I could honestly look my friend in the eye and reply, "No. I have no regrets at all." Every decision and choice has brought...

A Letter to My Children On Mother’s Day

My Precious Four, Today we celebrate Mother's Day, a day that is designated for children to appreciate their Moms. You will be among millions reaching out to show your love and appreciation. You'll send your sweet text messages, make your phone calls, give cards or...

When Real Life Interrupts Your Dreams

Life Interrupted. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” ~ Maya Angelou It's funny how things work out. My husband and I have spent our entire adult life planning and preparing for the golden years. Our...

Embracing the Season You Are In

Making the Most of the Seasons in Life Spring has sprung in our little corner of the country. The lilacs are blooming and fill the air with their beautiful fragrance. The frogs have announced their return to our pond with their persistent mating calls. And the...

God Has Your Back Through Every Circumstance

A Conversation Driving home from work last week, I had a conversation with God. It was raw and real. It was an in-your-face kind of talk about the events that have happened these past several weeks. I held nothing back. Why should I? He already knew what I was...

Fear Is Not Real but It Has All the Feels

Fear Is Not Real One of the most crippling emotions I have ever experienced is fear. It has consumed me almost my entire life in some way or another. When I was a child I feared vampires, monsters under my bed, my parents getting divorced, and even the fear of being a...

Yesterday Isn’t Tomorrows Final Word

When Bad Things Happen, Look Ahead “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. Because it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” ―Maya Angelou This week our...

We Are the Authors of Our Own Life

You Are the Author of Your Life Story My love for books started at a very early age. I remember going to the library with my dad and bringing home a stack of books to escape into each week. The words on those pages introduced me to a life outside of my four walls and...

Where in the World Is KatieMae?

KatieMae, Life and Happenings It has been weeks since my last post. Christmas has come and gone, and all of us have flipped our calendars welcoming a brand new year. The past several weeks I have had followers check in to see if everything was alright. Such sweet...

It Really Does Take a Village to Raise A Child

We're All In This Together What a difference a year makes. This time last year, our family had returned home from our grandson's state championship football game with a second place trophy. They showed their family, friends, and fans how to lose gracefully and before...

Tackling the Giants in Our Lives

This week is Thanksgiving, and I have many reasons to be grateful. I could share how God has kept our family safe, or how He kept our family together in the midst of dark times or a slew of other things I am thankful for on a daily basis. But for some reason, what I...

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