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Thriving Thanksgiving Tips

by Judy Griffin on November 25, 2013

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and […]

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How does that make you feel?

by Judy Griffin on May 13, 2013

This is a question my kids are very used to. No matter what happens I always ask how does that make you feel? Or if it is something really fabulous I say, “That must make you feel good.” Through the years I have said this so much that my kids turn this question on me […]

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Showing up in your life

by Judy Griffin on March 29, 2013

                    Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust   I am so grateful for having my  very special friend  Sue in my life for so many years.  Each year as […]

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Somersaults and a Magic Blue Baseball Mitt

by Judy Griffin on December 19, 2012

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did,  but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelo                   Ever since I can remember he was always there with a loving smile, twinkling eyes, and the best belly […]

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Today marks 9 years since we lost my wonderful brother Joey. As I remember him today I am comforted and tickled by the many ways he touched my life.  His presence always added a fresh perspective and made us all feel special. Ever since I can remember he was there for me. He was there […]

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