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Tuesday, May 05, 2015      4 comments

Hi, my name's Diane and in October, I will be fifty. I can remember when age fifty sounded so old; but now that I am almost there, I realize that it is not very old at all. I still have a lot of life left for living and I want to live it as heal... Read more
The Spark of Sparkpeople
Tuesday, May 05, 2015      2 comments

Light a match in a dark room and watch as the light instantly overcomes the darkness. Observe the power and grace of that single, solitary flame dancing with life. Now light s... Read more
Row, Row, Row Your Boat...
Monday, May 04, 2015      3 comments

Row, Row, Row your boat, Gently down the stream, Merrily, Merrily, Merrily, Merrily Life is but a pee (I mean dream). Do you ever feel that way when your body is adjusting to increased water intake? Like you are caught up in a never-ending flo... Read more
Monday, May 04, 2015      12 comments

THINspired…. To powerfully become stimulated, encouraged, or awakened with the spirit to become smaller in thickness or width or weight, by an extraordinary or great influence. THINspired! That’s what I have been over the last week, and ... Read more
Mission Inspiration and Determination
Friday, May 01, 2015      3 comments

“Inspiration springs forth when we allow ourselves to be “in-spirit,” aligned with our true essence. Stop and think about it: When you feel truly passionate and inspired about someone or something, what frame of mind are you in? What are you wil... Read more
Wednesday, April 29, 2015      6 comments

I read this this morning and had to share....."The power of choice is one of the greatest gifts we are given. Although we make many choices every hour of the day, we rarely make neutral choices. Each choice has a positive or negative consequence... Read more
Pushing 50, Not Pushing Up Daisies!
Sunday, April 26, 2015      4 comments

Hi, my name's Diane and in October, I will be fifty. I can remember when age fifty sounded so old; but now that I am almost there, I realize that it is not very old at all... Read more
“How to hit the curve balls of life”
Friday, April 06, 2012      4 comments

Opening Day Baseball for the Cincinnati Reds Ball Team was on Thursday, 5 April 2012 and that got me to thinking about my younger years, when baseball was the Nation’s All... Read more
Wild Mushrooms Anyone?
Thursday, March 29, 2012      5 comments

"Don’t keep forever on the public road. Leave the beaten path occasionally and dive into the woods. You will be certain to find something that you have never seen before. One discovery will lead to another, and before you know it you will have s... Read more
Our Bodies are a Gift!
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      10 comments

“I’ve learned through God’s Word that the body He gave me is good. It’s not perfect, nor will it ever be on this side of eternity. But my body is a gift, a good gift for which I can be thankful. Being faithful in taking care of this gift and wal... Read more
Tuesday, March 27, 2012      4 comments

“It’s possible to muster up the occasional gumption to avoid the slippery slope of compromising a diet. But more often than not, we need measures of accountability. For me, one of the most effective accountability measures has been mutually trac... Read more
Made to Crave
Monday, March 26, 2012      5 comments

As I make this journey once again, I realize that something has been missing, and what has been missing is the key to successfully keeping the weight off that I have lost again and again. No matter how many times I lose the weight, it eventuall... Read more
Renewal of Hope
Monday, March 19, 2012      9 comments

Meaning is not something you stumble across, like the answer to a riddle or the prize in a treasure hunt. Meaning is something you build into your life. You build it out of your own past, out of your affections and loyalties, out of the experien... Read more
Life is Like a Train Ride
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      9 comments

'Life is like a train ride. We get on. We get off. We get on again'? Lately, my life has been like a train ride. One day, I climb aboard , full of motivation, ready for... Read more
2,392 weeks ago...
Friday, October 07, 2011      11 comments

Today is my birthday. I was born on a Thursday 16,801 days ago, or to simplify things, 552 months ago in 1965. It was the Chinese year of the Snake. Funny thing, or maybe ... Read more

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