Tag Archives: Shaking Up Life

God’s Plan

The following poem is circulating throughout the web, mainly on Facebook, regarding the tragic event in Connecticut. My heart, like so many others, has been heavy. However, when I read the poem, I was left with a sense of peace … Continue reading

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Life is like a Train Ride

I read the post below from one of my favorite blogs (www.amsdaily.net). While the author of the story is unknown (even following an exhausting Internet search), the message was one I wanted to share with the readers of My Unplanned Life. I read … Continue reading

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To Chonda, with thanks!

I have written many times about where I get my inspiration…music, books, quotes, people, messages; however, my most recent uplifting and encouraging message came from the beautiful Christian Comedian Chonda Pierce on a Friday evening in a lovely church in … Continue reading

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Things Work Out

I have been having some difficulty finding the proper words for a post so I was very happy when I ran across the poem below written by American poet Edgar A. Guest. I thought it was a very inspirational message and may help others going through … Continue reading

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Being Courageous

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do,” ~Eleanor Roosevelt I admire courageous people. Last week my sister … Continue reading

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He Got a Job!

One day shy of a year from the day he was downsized, my husband walked through the doors of his new place of employment. I don’t think there was another person alive who was feeling happier or more blessed to … Continue reading

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Medical Confessions, part two

“The most important thing in illness is never to lose heart.” ~Nikolai Lenin While seeing Dr. P. in Philadelphia, he referred me to his good friend and colleague in Virginia whom he thought I should begin seeing for the MRSA … Continue reading

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Medical Confessions, part one

In a few of my past posts I have been vague regarding a few of my medical problems and have done so on purpose. I now feel it’s time to disclose details of the mystery, my journey and hope it … Continue reading

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Finding Happiness

There are so many wonderful blogs online and as a blogger, I follow many. In fact, I can’t keep up with my reading! AMS Daily recently posted 36 Things You Should Do To Find Happiness. Many of the suggestions I liked; however, … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

My dear friend from college recently asked me to participate in her upcoming Bible Study. The topic…Forgiveness. When I read the message I had to scrape myself off the floor from the shock. Me, discuss forgiveness in a Bible Study … Continue reading

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