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How to Live Your Big Dream

You Own It It took entirely too long but youíre finally living your big dream. Itís finally here. You made it official, jumped off the cliff, changed your job title on Facebook and shredded the las…


Getting Your Childhood Glow Back

Do we come of age in a singular moment or is it a gathering progression? Iím not talking about the ceremonious physical coming of age that entitles one to a plastic coated card. Iím referring to the l…


The Arctic Tundra Of My Soul

I havenít had much to say. Maybe youíve noticed. More likely you were busy fighting with family over the turkey neck, making popcorn garland interspersed with bright red cranberries and hiding your ki…


Fairy Feces: A New Way to Set ‘Resolutions’

Maybe itís the Virgo in me, but I actually like New Yearís ďResolutionsĒ in a sense. I also enjoy taking the hundreds of books off of my book shelf each year, caressing them gently with a dust cloth, …


Perimenopause: What’s Happening?

Iíve never worried about the ďchange of lifeĒ before. Ever. I mean Iíve actually looked forward to it after years of Stage IV Endometriosis and cramps that have left me crying, cuddled in the corner l…


How To Wear Your Wedding Dress On Your 20th Anniversary

My husband spent the last six months secretly planning a surprise wedding ceremony to renew our vows. I had no clue. Zip. I showed up in a t-shirt, shorts and a ponytail.† If I had even had the slight…


The Help-er

All signs point to the fact that Iím a helper. A giver. The right-hand. Over the past twenty-five years Iíve taken test after test and read book after book: Myers-Briggs, Enneagram, Linda Goo…


The Freedom To Ignore

By: Monica Wilcox Now that the riots have tempered down in the Middle East and the offender ran off to hide in his hole, Iíd like to cautiously offer a line of communication. Weíve come to a point …


How To Stretch The Limits Of Your Faith

By: Monica Wilcox I dressed in pigtails, Lycra and bug spray. What else does one wear to face their fears? Then I crept into the wild, Wyoming woods in search of the monsters that lurked within. …


What I Learned From Falling In Love

Photo: Salvador Dali's "Sleep" By: Melanie Bates "Gamble everything for love, if you're a true human being. If not, leave this gathering. Half-heartedness doesn't reach into majesty. You set out…


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