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I’ve been thinking (except this time I think a better word would be deliberating). Even before the official “Re-open America” plan was shared the lines of who is an “Us or a Them” had been drawn. Please take the time to consider the following just as I have considered...

The Dos and Don’ts of “For Now” and “Forever”

While teaching my Berry class I encouraged my students to add the phrase “For Now” to many of their sentences. We are not allowed on campus “For Now”. Graduation has been cancelled “For Now”. Starbucks is closed “For Now”. I, like many of us, have experienced “For...

Give me the glass

Are you a half empty or half full kind of person? This is a common question when working with people who are trying to better understand themselves, and those around them. It’s a way to try and distinguish the optimist from the pessimist. So, what do you call a person...
Circle Circle Dot Dot

Circle Circle Dot Dot

I’ve been thinking (except this time I think a better word would be deliberating). Even before the official “Re-open America” plan was shared the lines of who is an “Us or a Them” had been drawn. Please take the time to consider the following just as I have...

The Dos and Don’ts of “For Now” and “Forever”

The Dos and Don’ts of “For Now” and “Forever”

While teaching my Berry class I encouraged my students to add the phrase “For Now” to many of their sentences. We are not allowed on campus “For Now”. Graduation has been cancelled “For Now”. Starbucks is closed “For Now”. I, like many of us, have...

Give me the glass

Give me the glass

Are you a half empty or half full kind of person? This is a common question when working with people who are trying to better understand themselves, and those around them. It’s a way to try and distinguish the optimist from the pessimist. So, what do you...

Today’s Masked Avengers

Today’s Masked Avengers

I said to her “Masked heroes used to look like Zorro or the Lone Ranger but you are the example of today’s heroes”. To read more go to BondShannonBond.com/blog In line again, and no it was not for toilet paper. I was on an errand for the hubby to get motor...

Hope and Toilet Paper

Hope and Toilet Paper

I’d like to share Thursday’s wonderful experience of “being in line for toilet paper”. Over the past several weeks people have been watching the number of cases with Corona virus increase while the numbers on the stock market decrease. I offer that this is a...

The History of Ha-Cha-Cha

The History of Ha-Cha-Cha

Just this past summer I walked in to find out how my crew and I could get our Kayaks taxied up the river for a glorious day of paddling. I walked in and there was a familiar face. With a cheerful voice this young lady asked, “Are you the Ha Cha-Cha lady”? I...

The Powerful “No”

The Powerful “No”

Don't you just know that "No" is powerful. I mean it is used for marketing everywhere. Remember the "Just Say No to Drugs" campaign? In casual conversation friends urge those they care about to say "No " to going out with a certain person or having that...

Fear Activates

Fear Activates

Fear is a Liar- Unless you recognize Fear as the signal to take action to survive. Fear is the signal that awakens the will to survive. In my women’s self defense class I use the book by Gavin De Becker “The Gift of...

Hermenabelle Accepts Mandate to Empower kids

Hermenabelle Accepts Mandate to Empower kids

Well it happened. About 2 years ago there was a rumor that all of the States were being encouraged to require schools to teach students, starting with kindergarten, about sexual abuse.  Well now it’s a fact, Senate Bill 401- Greater Education Act...

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Bad Things Can’t Stop The Best Things!

The healing words in this book, although written for a child’s understanding, speak into the hearts of adult survivors also. To be cherished, valued, understood and believed are no small things.

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