Tag Archives: Gratitude

Blog of the Year 2012

“So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard-seed germinates and roots itself.” ― Florence Nightingale When I first started writing Women Making Strides, I wondered … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wish

“We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass – grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Doldrums

“Growth is an erratic forward movement: two steps forward, one step back. Remember that and be very gentle with yourself.” – Julia Cameron Do you ever struggle with a bad mood? We often hear about positive thinking, but when we’re … Continue reading

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Beautiful Blogger Award

I am grateful that Women Making Strides has received the Beautiful Blogger Award after being nominated by Shirley Sorbello. This award honors sites that inspire. Thank you, Shirley! As a new blogger, I am encouraged when people like you appreciate my … Continue reading

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Eyes of Faith

“A positive attitude is something everyone can work on, and everyone can learn how to employ it.” – Joan Lunden In March, I lost my job on the very day that my Mom’s health took a turn for the worse. … Continue reading

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