• Do You Value the Gift of Life Each Day?

    We all feel so much sorrow over the terrible tragedy that took place in Aurora, Colorado, and we send our prayers to those personally affected by it. So many lives were lost, and many more lives will...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • A Beautiful Morning in Santa Barbara!

    We had a beautiful snow-topped mountain scene to wake up to in Santa Barbara this morning! That doesn’t often happen here, so it was quite a sight to behold! Unfortunately, it didn’t last very long. Before noon, it...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • The Importance of Putting the Serenity Prayer into Practice in our Lives

    THE SERENITY PRAYER God, grant me the SERENITY to accept the things I cannot change COURAGE to change the things I can and the WISDOM to know the difference. I belong to a wonderful networking group, called Contacts...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • The Sadness of Holidays

    By Linda Menesez – Do you ever walk down neighborhood streets at night, and think about the warm glowing scenes you see through the uncovered windows? I do! I like to imagine the happiness inside those homes! Sometimes,...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • You Never Know What’s Right Around the Corner!

    By Linda Menesez – My husband and I were out enjoying nature the other morning, and it made me think about how we see life. We came to a spot at a local bird refuge, and there was...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Walking with My Mother Back through Time

    By Linda Menesez – I sit in the middle of such a familiar room, and yet everything feels different. Everything has changed!  I’m at my mother’s house, but she hasn’t been here in several months. My stepfather...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Do You See Yourself the Way Others Do?

    By Linda Menesez, M. S.W., L.C.S.W.– How do you see yourself? Do you judge yourself harshly – or with acceptance and pride? Does the way you see yourself match with how others see you? I ask these...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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