Category Archives: Enjoy the Journey! Life’s Lessons

Just Past the Brink

A golden being, intensely beautiful, lifts a beckoning arm towards me and asks, “WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED AND HOW WELL HAVE YOU LOVED?” I feel more than hear this question as it burns into my mind, into my very being … Continue reading

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Going Under

In the summer of 1988, I found myself drowning in the deep waters of life. A chain of events I had no control over, fell on me like dominoes tumbling down and before I knew it, I was under more … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

In a previous post, “A Fateful Night” posted 02-03-2013 http://bit.ly/12leBsy, I wrote of the night that my parents surrendered to their alcoholism. I write now of my own surrender to the disease on August 11, 1980. By the Grace of … Continue reading

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Father’s Day ~ A Testimony

Dedicated to Howard N. Owen, b. February 23, 1929 d. April 6, 2004 My father was a very special man who enriched my life and my very soul with his strength and wisdom. I am who I am today, not … Continue reading

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Let Go and Let God

This has always been one of the most difficult things for me to do in my life. I thought that anything that needed to be done should be done by me to my greatest ability. If I couldn’t do what … Continue reading

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A Fateful Night

* This week, my mother celebrated her 52nd anniversary of staying clean and sober. This brings to mind my memory of the night her decision to do so was made. My parents both struggled with alcoholism and went to their … Continue reading

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Look for Your Smile

“There is always, always, always something to be grateful for!” ~ Nancy L. Owen I spent the day Christmas shopping with my mother yesterday and we shared a very special gift; time well spent with each other. With a list … Continue reading

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