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Melody B. Reid

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My New Place

September 29, 2019 |

As part of the work that I’m doing around the Enneagram, I’m learning about the concept of “place”- what it is, what it isn’t, and perhaps for the first time…

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The Circle of Life… or we begin another chapter

August 12, 2019 |

Two years ago when I wrote about the regrets I felt as a mom for all the things we missed or didn’t know about our oldest daughter Anna’s Chiari I…

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We Don’t Get Any Do-Overs

October 3, 2017 |

Our Anna was diagnosed in 2001 at the age of 12 with scoliosis. She had a last minute sports physical because her coach called and said he was taking a…

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This Time It’s Different

September 17, 2017 |

Our 28-year-old daughter Anna is having brain/spinal cord surgery on Tuesday of this week. It is the fourth surgery over the last ten years. (Anna is the one on my…

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The Top 10 Things I Love About the Masters

April 10, 2017 |

By now you know that my favorite golfer, Jordan Spieth, didn’t win yesterday. The green jacket went to Sergio Garcia of Spain. It was fun to watch Sergio win. Afer 74…

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He’s already before me

April 1, 2017 |

I’ve been going through Emily P. Freeman’s create + complete course over the last four weeks, and in today’s Quiet Collection thought, she writes “Your anchor is Christ – with…

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Here’s What I’m Reading

December 15, 2016 |

One of the things I have been trying to do more of is read for pleasure. For me, that includes two kinds of books, fiction, and non-fiction. I don’t like…

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Hey October!

October 6, 2016 |

  I honestly cannot believe it is October already, but the chill in the morning air leads me to believe that Fall is actually going to come to the south…

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Problems Solved

September 19, 2016 |

I’ve solved a couple of world problems this week and I want to let you in on them so that you, unlike me, don’t waste a lot of your time…

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What I’m Reading

September 6, 2016 |

I am a voracious reader. I love nothing better than getting into a really good book. I read both fiction and non-fiction, often at the same time. It’s not unusual…

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