Category: turning points

What’s Your Apple In The Garden of Eden?

We all have it. That temptation of something we know isn't good or right for us. Maybe it's an addiction. Smoking, drinking, drugs. Maybe it's a bad habit. Judging, controlling, obsessing. Maybe it's more subtle. Doubt, fear, guilt. [caption id="attachment_480" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Apple[/caption] Whatever your apple in the Garden of…

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From Gold to Ashes

My prayers and best wishes are sent to all who lost in last year's fire in the beautiful treasure of Idaho City. [caption id="attachment_393" align="alignleft" width="300"] Idaho City[/caption]  

Andrea’s Ashes

My youngest sister is Andrea Lynn Rutledge. She was born November 14, 1971, and on March 5, 2004 she left us. Although not here in body anymore, she is most certainly always with us in spirit. January 13, 2007, my brothers and sisters and I took Andrea's ashes to her…

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Suicide…

Someone recently asked me if I had ever contemplated suicide. The holiday season has typically been a time of year when the rate of suicide is higher. I have a cousin who took his own life in December a few years ago. It leaves close family and friends with haunting…

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