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Ignoring the Pain Is Easier

Ignoring the pain is easier than facing it. Periodt (as the younger folks say). Sitting in shame and guilt and regret is easier than facing the pain and healing from it. One of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do is get up from my rut of bitterness, pain, and feeling worthless. I had […]

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It Ain’t No Secret!

I used to think that as long as I was smiling and things appeared to be going well all was well. I don’t believe that anymore. My smile didn’t keep me from breaking. It definitely wasn’t my smile that restored me after every part of my life came crashing down. Honesty brought me through. Admitting […]

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MsMissy Speaks… Again

So what happens when the woman who empowers the world needs empowerment? She turns to God. She turns to friends. She turns to writing. She gives her pain a voice, an outlet. She holds tighter than ever to hope and pushes back against fear and doubt. She will rehearse the many other times when things […]

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Let Truth Set You Free

I need to be honest and vulnerable with you. Not because I need to; but because I want you to know that you are not alone and that you, too, can face every circumstance that comes your way. I’ve never professed to have it all together and God knows that I most certainly do not, […]

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Just Breathe: Inhale. Exhale.

About a week ago, I made up my mind that I wasn’t going to be frustrated any more. I just decided. It’s so cool to be in charge of emotions that way. So, here’s the back story. I’ve been a sassy, successful single for some time now and I have to admit that I was getting […]

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